Court Jails Three Britons Over Terror Charges

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Addis Ababa — An Ethiopian court last week handed down prison terms to three British citizens convicted on terrorism-related charges. Sources at the ministry of justice told Sudan Tribune... Read more »

Ethiopia Sentences Three Britons to Jail on Terrorism Charges

An Ethiopian court sentenced three British citizens to prison after finding them guilty of trying to establish Islamic rule in the country through acts of “terrorism,” according to a Justice Ministry official.... Read more »

Moms 4 Ethiopia

News Home More from Local News Sunday, November 23rd 2014 07:40 Shelley Green visiting with the women in Korah who make the jewellery and scarves. Local moms are reaching out to help... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘ruthlessly targeted’ Oromo ethnic group, report finds

Former detainees – who fled the country and were interviewed by Amnesty in neighboring Kenya, Somaliland and Uganda – described torture, “including beatings, electric shocks, mock execution, burning with heated metal or... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘ruthlessly targeting’ and torturing Oromo people, says Amnesty

Ethiopia has “ruthlessly targeted” and tortured its largest ethnic group owing to a perceived opposition to the government, Amnesty International has said. Thousands of people from the Oromo ethnic group have been... Read more »

Amnesty Says Ethiopia Detains 5000 Oromos Illegally Since 2011

Ethiopia’s government illegally detained at least 5,000 members of the country’s most populous ethnic group, the Oromo, over the past four years as it seeks to crush political dissent, Amnesty International said.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Country Protected from Possible al-Shabab Attacks

ADDIS ABABA— Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the country is protected at all times from attacks by the Somali militant group al-Shabab but  is asking its citizens to be vigilant. The... Read more »

13 Ethiopians Guilty Over Muslim Face Covering

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A state-affiliated media group in Ethiopia says a court has found 13 people accused of establishing a secret terrorist network guilty over the issue of Muslim face... Read more »

Missionary couple with Kansas ties attacked in Ethiopia

A missionary couple with Kansas ties is recovering in a south African hospital after they were attacked by a group of armed bandits this week. John and Gwenyth Haspels are second generation... Read more »

Yemen’s Saleh seeks refuge in Ethiopia

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has decided to flee to Ethiopia to escape a likely attack by armed Houthi militias, after the group directed many threats at him and besieged his... Read more »