Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

AP ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man’s U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role in suspected human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The Washington Post reports... Read more »

Turkey’s lira turmoil could herald a global financial crisis | Business & Economy

As Greece exits its third bailout and the world commemorates the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers amid the longest bull run in US stock market history, it may be... Read more »

Torture, state terrorism and Ethiopia’s transformation | Politics

On June 23, a granade exploded during a rally in support of Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his reform policies, killing a number of people. Clearly not everyone is happy about... Read more »

Admitting guilt in Ethiopia: Towards a truth and reconciliation commission?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed admits there have been widespread human rights violations by the government during the EPRDF’s tenure. What will be the consequences of this admission of guilt? And, will... Read more »

Amnesty International asks Ethiopia to disband controversial Liyu police unit

Amnesty International has asked the government of Ethiopia to disband a police unit which is accused of carrying out human rights abuses in the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. The... Read more »

Ethiopia drops terror, other charges against Swedish doctor

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has dropped terrorism and other charges against a Swedish doctor who had been accused of corruption and orchestrating a prison fire, the state-owned Ethiopian News Agency... Read more »

Ethiopia: Memorandum No. 2- How to Speak Truth to Good Leaders Who Listen

Abiy Ahmed By Al Mariam Author’s Note: For the past couple of weeks, I have read and heard unjustified and irresponsible criticism of PM Abiy. Many of his critics are Hippos (older... Read more »

Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists | Ap

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital, Addis Ababa, with family and... Read more »

Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP March 26 at 4:08 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for... Read more »

Addis Ababa arrests activists violating ‘gathering’ ban | Ethiopia News

Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital with family and friends, a lawyer said on Monday.... Read more »