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 that he puts... 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 single largest ethnic... 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. The premier was... 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 restrictions are exchange... 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 restrictions are exchange... 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 for exaggerating the... Read more »