OpEd: Torture and Ethiopia’s Culture of Impunity

  Felix Horne Addis Abeba, June 26/2018 – Late one evening in 2015, local police arrested 28-year-old Abdi [not his real name] and over the next two weeks beat him every night.... Read more »

Ethiopia FM in Egypt to discuss Nile dam with officials

Egypt fears Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will adversely affect its share of Nile water home > world, africa 19.04.2017 ... Read more »

Video: Israeli police beating an Ethiopian-Jewish soldier spark a campaign …

On May 3, thousands of people took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest police harassment of and brutality targeting Israelis of Ethiopian descent. The march began peacefully, but turned violent after reaching Rabin Square... Read more »

Ethiopian Israelis to protest today in Tel Aviv against racism, police brutality

Ethiopian Israelis plan to hold a protest march in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality Sunday afternoon, three days after more than a thousand protesters rallied in Jerusalem Thursday night, blocking... Read more »

Human Rights Day in Ethiopia

The ever hopeful UN kept on observing, every 10th of December, what it calls “Human Rights Day.” Last December, the day was commemorated around the world (almost) with one motto: Human Rights... Read more »

The people pushed out of Ethiopia’s fertile farmland

5 January 2015 Last updated at 19:04 ET By Matthew Newsome Ethiopia The construction of a huge dam in Ethiopia and the introduction of large-scale agricultural businesses has been controversial – finding... Read more »

At this rate, Ethiopia will have to hold a Live Aid concert to feed us …

Published: 19:29 EST, 30 June 2014 | Updated: 04:00 EST, 1 July 2014 12 View comments The World’s Best Diet (Channel 4) Rating: Police Under Pressure (BBC Two) Rating: Jimmy Doherty was... Read more »

Five jailed over hotel row

Three men had sex with two women at a hotel in Dubai and then kicked them out of the room semi-naked, Dubai Court of First Instance heard. The men – two Brits... Read more »