Ethiopia arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration launched a crackdown this week... Read more »

Violence in west Ethiopia kills 1 person as police arrests 30 suspects – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 27 (Xinhua) — Violence in western Ethiopia’s Benishangul Gumuz Regional State on Wednesday left one person dead as police arrested 30 suspects in connection with the deadly violence that... Read more »

Over 1,100 arrested under Ethiopia state of emergency

Tiksa Negeri/Reuters More than 1 100 people have been arrested in Ethiopia since the nation declared a state of emergency following the prime minister’s resignation last month, state media reported on Saturday.... Read more »

Ethiopian Blogger Jailed for Criticising Government

By Adane Bikila Addis Ababa — THE authoritarian Ethiopian government has arrested a prominent blogger in a violation linked to his criticism of the state of emergency declared in February. Seyoum Teshome... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Amhara state arrests civilians after deadly clashes with army

The Amhara regional state in Ethiopia says a number of civilians have been arrested for their role in deadly violence that killed over 20 people in the state through last week. The... Read more »

A year ago Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency: Arrests, rehab, govt probe

Ethiopia till October 8, 2016 was suffering a major internal security crisis with spreading anti-government protests in its Oromia and Amhara regions. At a point, the protests spread to the capital, Addis... Read more »

Ethiopia lifts 10-month state of emergency

Demonstrators chant slogans during the Irreecha festival in Bishoftu on 2 October. Later that day, Oromia police fired tear gas, triggering a stampede that left at least 55 people dead. Photograph: Tiksa... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests state minister for finance on suspicion of corruption

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has arrested its state minister for finance on suspicion of corruption, state-run television said on Friday, part of an anti-graft drive that the government says has led... Read more »

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency imposed in October | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia‘s government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests demanding wider political freedoms. Politicians voted to end the measure on Friday,... Read more »

47-year-old Ethiopian among 82 People arrested by ICE

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 82 people from 26 nations in an operation focused on Virginia and D.C., the agency said in a release. The arrests happened from March 26... Read more »