The Eritrean diaspora is mourning | Human Rights

Since February 19, Eritrean social media have been flooded with tributes to Haile “Durue” Woldensae, the country’s former foreign minister who had been in incommunicado detention since September 18, 2001. The social... Read more »

Campaign to extradite Ethiopia’s dictator Mengistu from Zimbabwe

 In a move that stunned the world, Zimbabwe’s defense forces ousted President Robert Mugabe from power on November 21 2017, bringing his 37 years of strongman rule to an end. When his... Read more »

A Victorious Happy Ethiopian New Year (2010)!

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Let us look forward happily to the new year with confidence in our hearts and resolve in our minds. Let us learn from the lessons of the past year and... Read more »

Ethiopia: Journalist’s guilty verdict a further slap in the face for justice

Responding to reports that Ethiopia’s Federal High Court has found prominent Ethiopian journalist Getachew Shiferaw guilty of “provocation of revolt,” Muthoni Wanyeki, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and... Read more »

Ethiopian Court Convicts Journalist for Incitement of Violence – U.S. News & World Report

CPJ Press Freedom Online Ethiopian Court Convicts Journalist for Incitement of ViolenceU.S. News & World Report“Today’s groundless ruling is a further slap in the face for justice in Ethiopia and proof of... Read more »

Ethiopia: Justified Fears –

Security forces said they were responding to protesters throwing bottles and stone By Desta Heliso There are some people who think that perfect peace, justice, freedom and democracy will usher in Ethiopia... Read more »

Ethiopia event commemorates Castro with 21-gun salute in Addis Ababa – africanews

Ethiopia held an event in the capital, Addis Ababa, to commemorate the death of former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. The event which involved the firing of a 21-gun salute was held over... Read more »

US election: Voices from voters – and non-voters

Voters in the United States are choosing their next president and Al Jazeera asked them who they picked and why. Others, unhappy with the two candidates put before them, have decided not... Read more »

Press briefing notes on Ethiopia and Guatemala, 7 October 2016 … – ReliefWeb

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 7 October 2016 Subject: (1) Ethiopia & (2) Guatemala (1) Ethiopia There has been increasing unrest in several... Read more »

Why Do Right-wing Hardliners slander TPLF of being “Dominant” over Ethiopian Political Economy? (Video) – Awramba Times

Desta says: Whom are you trying to convince with posing such question?Take an independent survey from ordinary citizens (unless you consider them all right wing hardliners ), then you will find the... Read more »