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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... Read more »

Ethiopia army accused of deadly attack on IDP camp in Oromia

An attack on internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has claimed the lives of six people with others sustained varied degrees of injuries. According to the Addis... Read more »

Ethiopia: Authority Charges 11 More Medicine Importers

By Haimanot Ashenafi The number of pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers accused of inflating prices by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA) has now reached 19, with 11... Read more »