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... Read more »

Merera Gudina Freed at Tadias Magazine

Opposition leader Merara Gudina, center, walks with his supporters after his release, in Burayu, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 17 2018. (AP photo) ASSOCIATED PRESS By ELIAS MESERET Updated: January 17th,... Read more »

Ethiopia top opposition figure gets prison time for contempt

By Associated Press By Associated Press January 11 at 9:50 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — One of Ethiopia’s most prominent opposition politicians has been sentenced to six months in... Read more »

Ethiopia to release imprisoned politicians, close camp |

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government saids comments by the prime minister on Wednesday that appeared to refer to the planned release of political prisoners instead referred to imprisoned... Read more »

Ethiopia: Plan to Release Political Party Members ‘Good Gesture’ Towards Plurality – Oppositions

By Desta Gebrehiwot Opposition political parties praised government’s decision to drop charges against some political party members and other individuals who had been sentenced to imprisonment due to their... Read more »

Ethiopia PM ‘misquoted’ over prisoners

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hailemariam Desalegn said a new detention centre will comply with international standards Ethiopia’s government has denied that all political prisoners will be freed, saying... Read more »

Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close camp | Wire Headlines

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — In a surprise move, Ethiopia’s leader on Wednesday announced plans to drop charges against political prisoners and close a notorious prison camp in what... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ruling EPRDF defends controversial anti-terrorism law

The ruling Ethiopian People Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has defended the country’s anti-terrorism law during a discussion with some opposition parties on Friday (December 22, 2017). According to the... Read more »

Ethiopian ruling party, opposition agree to reform electoral system – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and 15 opposition parties agreed on Friday to reform the country’s electoral system and scrap... Read more »

State of Emergency Ends in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Members of Parliament raise their hands in favour of lifting the state of emergency, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 4, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Ethiopia’s parliament has just... Read more »