Princes, top officials and Mohammed al-Amoudi remain jailed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities are still holding royal family members, ministers, and top businessmen in detention, and are making more arrests months after the start of an anti-corruption crackdown, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ)... Read more »
Saudi arabai arrest of prince, ministers include Mohammed Al-amoudi

Princes and top officials and Mohammed al-Amoudi remain jailed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities are still holding royal family members, ministers, and top businessmen in detention, and are making more arrests months after the start of an anti-corruption crackdown, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.... Read more »

Canadian freed after 11 years in an Ethiopian jail calls for inquiry into Ottawa’s response

OTTAWA—A Canadian man who was jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years is calling for an investigation into the federal government’s handling of his case, which began as he fled war-ravaged Somalia in... Read more »

Ethiopian state of emergency must end, says journalist freed from jail

The choice of Abiy, 41, as premier by the coalition that has ruled Ethiopia since 1991 has raised expectations of greater freedom but Eskinder said he will be judged by his... Read more »

Ethiopia state of emergency must be lifted – Nega tasks PM to ‘walk the talk’

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed should fulfil his pledge to expand political freedoms by lifting a state of emergency, said a journalist released in February after six years in jail. Eskinder Nega... Read more »

Ethiopia frees politician jailed over 2015 Facebook posts

After the Supreme Court in Ethiopia reduced his jail rem in November last year, reports indicate that a top opposition official, Yonatan Tesfaye, has been released. Journalists and activists confirmed that he... Read more »

Ethiopia Sentences Opposition Leader to Six Months in Jail for Contempt of Court – U.S. News & World Report

africanews Ethiopia Sentences Opposition Leader to Six Months in Jail for Contempt of CourtU.S. News & World ReportADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian court sentenced a senior opposition leader to six months... Read more »

Kin of Kenyan jailed in Ethiopia appeal for help

Family of a Kenyans who was arrested and imprisoned in Ethiopia over allegations of  telecommunications fraud is appealing for help from the government to bring their loved ones home. Maxwel Omondi Otieno,... Read more »

Ethiopia to free Merera Gudina and hundreds of other political prisoners

Dr. Merera Gudina on ESAT ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian authorities have dropped charges against a senior opposition leader and hundreds of others who had been jailed for involvement in unrest that... Read more »

Ethiopia to free opposition leader, others jailed for involvement in unrest

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian authorities have dropped charges against a senior opposition leader and hundreds of others who had been jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015... Read more »