Ethiopia PM: Security agencies committed ‘terrorist acts’ | News

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his country’s security institutions tortured and committed “terrorist acts” against its own citizens in the past, in a rare and candid admission.  Ahmed, who was sworn... Read more »

News: Ethiopia frees Andargachew Tsige, drops charges against Berhanu Nega, Jawar Mohammed and two media orgs

  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, May 28/2018 – Ethiopia has finally released Andargachew Tsige, the co-founder and secretary-general of Ginbot 7, Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy. in the same day the attorney... Read more »

Ethiopia drops terror, other charges against Swedish doctor – NZ … – New Zealand Herald

News24 Ethiopia drops terror, other charges against Swedish doctor – NZ …New Zealand HeraldADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has dropped terrorism and other charges against a Swedish doctor who had been... Read more »

Ethiopians released from Kenyan, Sudanese prisons

The recent regional tour by the Ethiopian prime minister is beginning to bear fruit as the allies he met implement some of the agreed proposals. Dr. Abiy Ahmed who became prime minister... Read more »

New Ethiopian premier promises reforms at meeting with opposition

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed has told opposition leaders the country will strengthen a range of political and civil rights, in the latest sign he may be... Read more »

Ethiopia drops charges against Zone 9 bloggers

Addis Ababa – Prosecutors in Ethiopia on Wednesday dropped charges against two bloggers critical of the government, and announced they would abandon the prosecution of a third amid a wave of prisoner... Read more »

Ethiopia frees opposition leader Bekele Gerba amid protests

Demonstrators run along a street in Asella, Oromiya Province, Ethiopia Feb. 13, 2018, in this still image taken from a social media video. (TWITTER/@WAGUWAGU91) ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia released a senior... Read more »

Mass protests force Ethiopia to free opposition leader | World news

Bekele Gerba and seven other political figures suddenly cleared of charges and let out of jail after being arrested in 2015 Plumes of smoke are seen behind buildings in Addis Ababa, Oromiya,... Read more »

Ethiopia to Drop Charges Against Top Dissident Bekele Gerba

Ethiopia will drop charges against top dissident Bekele Gerba, state media reported Monday. The move is the latest by the Ethiopian government following up on Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s promise last month... Read more »

Ethiopia must rework anti-terror laws, free more detainees – U.N.

The United Nations has welcomed the positive political moves undertaken by the Ethiopian government after it released a number of detained politicians earlier this week. The U.N. however said there was more... Read more »