A tough road ahead for Ethiopia’s new leader Abiy Ahmed

Ahmed has a unique opportunity to unite a country riven by ethnic tensions - but he is facing deep-rooted challenges. by Awol K Allo 31...

CPJ joins call for Ethiopia’s prime minister-designate to ensure journalists’ immediate...

March 30, 2018  The Committee to Protect Journalists, along with 40 civil society organizations, yesterday sent a joint letter to Ethiopia's prime minister-designate, Abiy Ahmed,...

Journalist Temesgen Desalegn admitted to hospital, others kept in “inhuman condition”

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, March 30/2018 – Journalist Temesgen Desalegn, who has been rearrested last sunday along with ten other here in the capital Addis Abeba,...

Many detained by the army as crackdown intensifies in various cities...

among them recently released politicians and journalists Addis Standard Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba,  March 26/2018 – In what appears to be a fresh round of crackdown by the army...

AHRE Press Statement: Ethiopia arrests 11 journalist, bloggers and activists

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) March 26, 2018 AHRE has found that 11 journalists, bloggers and activists arrested during the weekend, including recently released...

Ethiopia crisis: Kenya must abandon indifference and speak up – HRW

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says as a matter of urgency, the Kenyan government must speak on the political...

Ethiopian Instability Could Have Huge Security, Humanitarian Impact on Kenya

Felix Horne Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa Over 9,000 Ethiopians, many of them women and children, have fled into Kenya’s Marsabit County over the last...

Washington Update – From Friends of Congressman Chris Smith (Mesfin Mekonen)

Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ) has done more for Ethiopia, and taken a greater interest in Ethiopian human rights and democracy, than any American politician....

Rape and genital maiming/mutilation as a torture method in Ethiopian Prisons?

Evidence that prisoners of conscience, critical journalists, and activists have been abused መረጃ አድራሻ:- ግርማ ብርሃኑ Girma Berhanu የትምህርትና ልዩ ትምህርት ትምህርት ክፍል(ፕሮፌሰር) Department of...

MERCENARY MILITARY COMMAND POST REIGN OF TERROR IN ETHIOPIA

Author’s Note: This commentary is aimed at the Diaspora Ethiopian media. It aims to accomplish two objectives. First, I aim to openly challenge the...

Swedish foreign ministry calls Ethiopian Ambassador over protracted court case of...

addisstandard 2018-03-14 Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, March 14/2018 – The Swedish Foreign ministry has on Tuesday March 13 called Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the country, Prof. Merga Bekana, for...

Ethiopia: AHRE condemns killings of civilians under the state of emergency...

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) Press Statement 11 March, 2018 Ethiopian military forces fired live ammunition into a crowd, injuring and killing civilians, on March 10,...

Ethiopia arrests critical blogger Seyoum Teshome

CPJ Nairobi, March 9, 2018--Ethiopian authorities should immediately release Seyoum Teshome, who publishes theEthiothinktank blog, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces yesterday arrested...

Ethiopia’s Model of Ethnic Federalism Buckles Under Internal Tensions

World Politics Review William Davison Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 After almost three years of deadly, sporadic crises, 2018 brought signs of much-needed change to Ethiopia when...

Ethiopia: Killings, arrests under new State of Emergency (AHRE)

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) Press Statement March 09, 2018 On March 2, 2018, the Ethiopian Parliament approved a new six-month state of emergency...

TPLF’s rage against the Oromia duo.

Hindessa Abdul The nation seems to have held its breath in anticipation of the next Prime Minister. The choice, as it stands now, doesn’t seem...

MORE THAN A DOZEN KILLED BY SECURITY FORCES IN ETHIOPIA’S OROMIA;...

Addis Standard Etenesh Abera & Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, March 05/2018 – Following the news of the state of emergency, which the speaker of the house of people’s...

State of Emergency in Ethiopia! A Constitutional Coup D’état?

By Laalo Guduru February 2018 Introduction What an eventful and an emotional roller-coaster ride February 2018 was in Ethiopia. First, the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) released...

Ethiopia Authorities Order Security Forces to Quell Prote

By  Nizar Manek Blloomberg Security forces instructed to use ‘all necessary measures’ Ethiopia’s government declared a state of emergency Feb. 16 Ethiopian authorities ordered the country’s security...

Canadians call for return of relative held in Ethiopia

Family and rights group demand release of a Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for alleged 'terrorist crimes'. by David Child A Canadian family is calling on...

To save Ethiopia from civil war, solutions must work from the...

BY ALEMAYEHU MARIAM OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 02/21/18 Ethiopia teeters on the edge of a precipice. For the past two years, waves of defiant public protests have made...

198 Ways to Fight the T-TPLF’s State of Emergency in Ethiopia...

“One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The T-TPLF state of emergency declaration is an unjust law! The limits of tyrants...

Breaking: Ethiopia rules out transitional government as trail of chaotic events...

Addis Standard Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, February 17/2018 – A senior government official told Addis Standard that there will be no need for a transitional government, an idea widely...

Is the T-TPLF Running Another Resignation Scam in Ethiopia? ( Al...

Yesterday, T-TPLF prime minster Hailemariam Desalegn “resigned”. Today, it is rumored the T-TPLF is ready to declare another state of emergency to continue to cling to power....
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