Ethiopia’s Oromo leader requests prison visitation as trial date is set

Leading opposition figure in Ethiopia, Dr. Merera Gudina, has asked a Federal High Court to allow him visits from friends and family whiles in detention. The court subsequently ordered... Read more »

Residents of Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Strike to Demand Release of Political Prisoners · Global Voices

Closed shops and deserted streets in Bale Robe, a town in Eastern Ethiopia. Photo sourced from Jawar Mohammed’s Facebook page and widely shared on social media. The Oromos, Ethiopia’s... Read more »

Egypt pledges to stop anti-peace forces threatening Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has told local media that north African neighbour Egypt had agreed to stop the activities of anti-peace forces who are behind protests in Ethiopia.... Read more »

Ethiopia toughens state of emergency, restricts online … – Africanews – africanews

The Ethiopian government has issued directives over the weekend as part of the six-month state of emergency imposed on October 8 which includes ban on online communication. Among the... Read more »

Ethiopia toughens state of emergency, restricts online communication – africanews

The Ethiopian government has issued directives over the weekend as part of the six-month state of emergency imposed on October 8 which includes ban on online communication. Among the... Read more »

In Ethiopia's war against social media, the truth is the main casualty – Washington Post

People attend a prayer ceremony for protesters who died recently in the town of Bishoftu, Ethiopia, during the Irreecha festival for the Oromo people. The government blames social media... Read more »