Ethiopia not doing enough to curb ethnic violence: Amnesty

Amnesty International on Friday accused the Ethiopian government of not doing enough to prevent escalating ethnic violence in some of its regions. Oromia, the country’s biggest region, is home to Ethiopia’s largest... Read more »

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed ends the country’s state of emergency early — Quartz

Ethiopia’s cabinet has approved a draft law that would lift a nationwide state of emergency two months ahead of schedule, citing improved security conditions across the country. The council of ministers sanctioned... Read more »

Ethiopia Authorities Order Security Forces to Quell Protests – Bloomberg

  Ethiopian authorities ordered the country’s security forces to “take all the necessary measures” to deal with anti-government agents in the restive Oromia region. The so-called Command Post, which is administering a... Read more »

Ethiopia bans protests and publications that incite violence 

John Aglionby, East Africa Correspondent February 17, 2018 Ethiopia has introduced a ban on protests and publications that incite violence as part of a six-month state of emergency to quell almost three... Read more »

BREAKING:ሰበር ዜና – ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃይለማርያም ደሳለኝ የስራ መልቀቂያ አስገቡ

BreakingNews: The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, has resigned amid deadly anti-government protests, state TV reports.In a televised address, he said his resignation was “vital in the bid to carry out... Read more »

Ethiopia: Congressman Engel on Bekele Gerba’s sentence “deeply troubling”

Political Prisoner Bekele Gerba, Photo Addis Standard   ENGEL STATEMENT ON ETHIOPIAN COURT DECISION SENTENCING BEKELE GERBA WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today released... Read more »

“Tanan Kaygna, Ethiopian Kaygna”: Our Tana, our Ethiopia

protest By Worku Aberra In the history of a people’s struggle against oppression, seemingly innocuous events trigger a movement for fundamental change. Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat in a... Read more »

Ethiopia to set up five cancer treatment centers across the country

Ethiopia Inaugurates New Cancer Center on World Cancer Day File WHO Feb , 2016 ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Sunday disclosed its plan to set... Read more »

[A year ago] Ethiopia arrested Oromo leader Merera Gudina, still behind bars

On Thursday December 1, 2016; authorities in Ethiopia arrested a leading opposition figure Merera Gudina. A year on, he remains in jail facing multiple criminal charges downgraded from an earlier charge of... Read more »

Ethiopia needs policy on ‘sustainable peace and conflict resolution’ – govt body

Ethiopia needs a policy on sustainable peace, conflict prevention and resolution, the country’s human rights body has said. The Ethiopia Human Rights Commission (EHRC) arrived at the latest position after it conducted... Read more »