Ethiopia's Anti-terrorism Law: Security or Silencing Dissent? – Voice of America

A prominent Ethiopian political opposition member sits in prison on charges of terrorism. He faces a long sentence and possibly the death penalty if convicted. But the tool he is accused of... Read more »

NAACP Wants Investigation Into Ethiopian American Attorney Abe Dabela’s Death

Ethiopian American Attorney Gugsa Abraham ‘Abe’ Dabela died on April 5, 2014, at the age of 35, less than two miles from his house in Redding, Connecticut, but many questions remain surrounding... Read more »

Diaspora Investor Set Free in a Higher Court Reversal of a Two-Year Sentence

By Lucy Kassa Lideta federal high court has reversed the cyber crime sentence previously passed by a first instance court against Yonas Kassahun, a diaspora with a German citizenship who was alleged... Read more »
Former Derg officials

Ethiopia releases former junta Derg officials

Senior former officials of the military regime who have been sentenced to death by Ethiopian court for genocide crime against humanity have been pardoned after almost 21 years imprisonment and the public... Read more »
Five-jailed-over-hotel-row

Five jailed over hotel row

Three men had sex with two women at a hotel in Dubai and then kicked them out of the room semi-naked, Dubai Court of First Instance heard. The men – two Brits... Read more »

Taxi driver gets five years for raping Ethiopian woman

The National: DUBAI // A 27-year-old taxi driver was jailed for five years yesterday for raping a female passenger. The Pakistani driver, BK, picked up HM, an Ethiopian maid, as she left... Read more »