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 »

Ethiopia sentences opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian court sentenced a senior opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court on Monday because he raised his hand when addressed by the... 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 »

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, 2018 BURAYU, Ethiopia... 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 prison for contempt... 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 politicians. The Associated... 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 criminal acts and... 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 that only some... 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 he called an... 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 state-affiliated FBC, the... Read more »