Ethiopia jails 14 for African Union HQ bomb plot

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s supreme court jailed 14 people for terms ranging from nine years to life for plotting bomb attacks, including on the African Union’s headquarters, court papers showed Thursday. In... Read more »

Ethiopia: Zenawi’s government to charge 121 prisoners with terrorism

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s government on Thursday said it was preparing to charge more than 100 prisoners with terrorism and dismissed calls by a rights groups to release them immediately. The... Read more »

Ethiopian Opposition Names 68 Oromos Arrested Over Past Month

Ethiopia’s main opposition group listed the names of 68 people detained in the Oromia region over the past month. The majority of the arrests took place on March 13 and 14, Medrek,... Read more »
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Kenya: Crackdown nets 120 Ethiopian Oromo Liberation Front rebels

Some 120 Oromo Liberation Front rebels have been arrested in a crackdown in northern Kenya. The operation was launched three months ago by Kenyan and Ethiopian forces to mop up illegal arms... Read more »
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Kenyan forces kill five Ethiopian OLF rebels

ISIOLO, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan forces have killed at least five Ethiopian fighters from the Oromo Liberation Front in an operation to flush the rebels out of the country’s north, a local... Read more »