The State of Emergency (2016-2017): Its Cause and Impact

Between the years of 2016 and 2017 Ethiopia was under a state of emergency for 10 months. This research which was undertaken by the...

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition started talks with opposition groups on Wednesday on...

REUTERS Ethiopia’s ruling coalition started talks with opposition groups on Wednesday on amending provisions of an anti-terrorism law that critics say has criminalized dissent, state-affiliated media...

Mass grave with 200 bodies unearthed in eastern Ethiopia

Police set to examine bodies found in area between Oromia-Somali regions during probe into case of held ex-leader. Ethiopian police have unearthed a mass grave...

A suggestion for Alessandra Mussolini: Show some empathy for Ethiopia

By Letters to the Editor April 5 Reading the April 2 Style article “Jim Carrey sketch draws fire from Mussolini’s granddaughter,” about the Twitter exchange between actor...

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...

U.N. human rights chief to meet Ethiopia PM, ex-detainees on official...

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban The United Nations Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein arrives in Ethiopia today for his second official trip in under...

Priyanka Chopra: Female rights are human rights

FATMA ABUSIEF Inside her trip to Ethiopia with UNICEF There is no stopping for Priyanka Chopra, who jetted to Ethiopia, straight from Cannes. This past week,...

Visa for Andargachew Tsige; absurdity of the year

Hindessa Abdul Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed is making history. His magnanimity is unprecedented in recent history. Not only did he set most political...

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...

Ethiopia Oromia leader’s political capital shoots after release from detention

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban African News Dr. Merera Gudina a leading opposition voice in Ethiopia continues his political engagements across the Oromia regional state. Thousands turned up...

H. Res. 128 has passed a resolution for the respect of...

https://youtu.be/AlP9q-KFxgI US. Congress passed H. Res. 128, a resolution for the respect of human rights and inclusive governance in Ethiopia The United States Congress on Tuesday...

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...

South Africa: Ten years after xenophobic killings, refugees and migrants still...

11 May 2018 Ten years after an outbreak of horrific xenophobic violence claimed 60 lives in South Africa, refugees and migrants are still facing daily...

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...

U.N. rights chief visits protest-hit Ethiopian region, meets dissidents

Aaron Maasho  ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights chief said he was allowed to visit a region in Ethiopia that has been roiled...

We Are Amharas: Col. Demeke Zewdu – SBS Amharic

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Ethiopia army accused of deadly attack on IDP camp in Oromia

Africa News An attack on internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has claimed the lives of six people with others sustained varied degrees...

Why Addis Ababa shouldn’t criminalise children who beg on its streets

The Conversation Over half of Ethiopia’s 100 million inhabitants are Orthodox Christians and a third practice Islam. Begging, in the form of almsgiving, is supported by the...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar democracy icon who fell from grace

She was once seen as a beacon for universal human rights - a principled activist willing to give up her freedom to stand up...

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...

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 to lift martial law: media

ADDIS ABABA, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopia Council of Ministers on Saturday approved a draft law that lifts marital law, reported state media...

Bring Dictator Mengistu HM to Justice

F British Woods Business Center 2201 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite A-109 Nashville, TN 37217, USA   May 17, 2018 The UN Security Council United Nations 405 East 42nd Street New York, N.Y. 10017. Your Excellencies: We,...

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