Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has... Read more »

Horrific Torture in Ethiopia: Daily Brief

“Relentless” torture in Ethiopia; why men who rape are ‘men’, not animals; babies born to Rohingya rape survivors; Jordan should open border to fleeing Syrians; UN Human Rights Council... Read more »

Claims of ‘non-stop cycle of torture’ involving top officials in Ethiopian jail | Global development

Ethiopia’s new prime minister has been urged to investigate a raft of gruesome torture and abuse allegations involving senior officials in the country’s most notorious prison. Jail Ogaden, officially... Read more »

Shocking pictures show mass exorcism in Ethiopia where 150 people paid a month’s wages for priest to ‘banish their demons’

SHOCKING pictures show hundreds of people taking part in a a mass exorcism to “banish demons” in Ethiopia – and paying up to one month’s salary for the privilege.... Read more »

Ethiopia removes ‘terrorist’ label from three opposition groups

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia removed three opposition groups from its list of “terrorist” organizations on Thursday, the latest sign of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed charting a new course... Read more »

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee

NAIROBI – Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations... Read more »

More than 800,000 forced to flee violence in southern Ethiopia

Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations... Read more »

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee: official report | Top News

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by... Read more »

Yemeni refugees build new life in Ethiopia – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com Yemeni refugees build new life in EthiopiaAljazeera.comYemeni refugees build new life in Ethiopia. While some have been in Ethiopia since the beginning of the war, many have only... Read more »

Ethiopia’s dams threaten thousands of Kenyans: environmentalists

Some 300,000 Kenyans who depend on Turkana, the world’s biggest desert lake, could run short of drinking water and fish if Ethiopia moves ahead with plans to construct two... Read more »