Ethiopia Pardons Over 2,000 Jailed for Role in Unrest

Oromo people stage a protest against the Ethiopian government in 2016.Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Authorities in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya province have pardoned over... 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... Read more »

Week of clashes in eastern Ethiopia kill 50, displace 50,000

The area along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. ADDIS ABABA – Clashes along the border... Read more »

Week of clashes in eastern Ethiopia kill 50, displace 50,000: officials

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Clashes along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that... Read more »

Ethiopia unrest killed 669 in three regions

The Horn of Africa country declared six months of emergency rule after more than a year of violent protests in its Oromiya, Amhara and SNNP regions. ... Read more »

Ethiopia Arrests Hundreds of 'Ringleaders and Bandits' in Effort to Quell Protests – New York Times

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian authorities said on Thursday they had detained 1,645 people since declaring a state of emergency less than two weeks ago in an effort... Read more »

Africa|Ethiopia Arrests Hundreds of 'Ringleaders and Bandits' in Effort to Quell Protests – New York Times

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian authorities said on Thursday they had detained 1,645 people since declaring a state of emergency less than two weeks ago in an effort... Read more »

Ethiopia announces new curbs as part of state of emergency measures – Reuters

By Aaron Maasho | ADDIS ABABA ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia imposed curbs on its opposition, travel restrictions on diplomats, and a dusk-to-dawn curfew around major projects in new measures announced... Read more »

Ethiopia blames foreigners for unrest, U.N. experts seek probe – Yahoo News

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia accused “elements” in Eritrea, Egypt and elsewhere on Monday of being behind a wave of violent protests over land grabs and... Read more »

Ethiopia declares state of emergency to restore order after protests – Yahoo News

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency on Sunday, saying months of unrest threatened the nation’s stability.... Read more »