Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

AP ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man’s U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role in suspected human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The Washington Post reports... Read more »

Washington puts Ethiopia’s human rights abusers on notice

By Alemayehu Mariam, opinion contributor — 02/13/18 06:00 PM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill © Getty Read More News Here Source... Read more »

Ethiopia human rights group puts spotlight on abuses in prisons [Video]

The Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP) has shone light on instances of rights abuses in the country’s prisons. EHRP used the story of a young woman, Nigist Yirga, who has been held... Read more »

Ethiopia: Why I Run –

Photo: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Media Express Long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa won silver in an exciting race at the Rio Olympics and then used the opportunity to show his support for the protests against... Read more »

Why I run | Human Rights

My name is Feyisa Lilesa. I am an exiled marathon runner from Ethiopia.   I have not been back to my country since winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games... Read more »

US issues warning after Ethiopia grenade attacks

Addis Ababa – The United States issued a warning on Thursday to its citizens about travelling to a popular tourist region in Ethiopia after a string of grenade attacks targeting hotels and... Read more »

Ethiopia opposition leader charged with inciting unrest – News24

Addis Ababa – A prominent Ethiopian politician arrested after meeting European lawmakers last year has pleaded not guilty to inciting unrest in a country that remains under a state of emergency after... Read more »

Obama Becomes First Sitting U.S. President To Visit Ethiopia : NPR – NPR

President Obama visited Ethiopia Monday on the first visit ever by a sitting U.S. president to that Horn of Africa nation. He spoke about human rights after a meeting with Ethiopia’s prime... Read more »

Ethiopia: human rights groups criticise UK-funded development programme

A major UK- and World Bank-funded development programme in Ethiopia may have contributed to the violent resettlement of a minority ethnic group, a leaked report reveals. The UK’s Department for International Development... Read more »
Shimeles Kemal

Ethiopia: Government says arrested 29 people for terrorism

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government says it has detained 29 people, including several opposition members, across the country on terrorism-related charges. Government spokesman Shimeles Kemal said Monday that police have “solid... Read more »