54 detained over deadly riots in western Ethiopia

Ethiopia on Tuesday announced it has arrested 54 individuals in connection with several days of riots in western Benishangul Gumuz regional state recently that killed 14 people, local media... Read more »

Violence in west Ethiopia kills 1 person as police arrests 30 suspects – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 27 (Xinhua) — Violence in western Ethiopia’s Benishangul Gumuz Regional State on Wednesday left one person dead as police arrested 30 suspects in connection with the... Read more »

Stranded in Calais: ‘This is not a life … We are human, we are human’ | France

Calais, France – An industrial zone in Calais is the setting for a gut-wrenching spectacle in Europe’s refugee crisis.  Here, on a wet, miserable Thursday, dozens stand out in the... Read more »

7 die at Ethiopia’s Epiphany in clashes with security forces

  AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia –  Ethiopian police in the restive Amhara region in the north confirmed Sunday that seven people were killed when worshippers celebrating the Epiphany holiday... Read more »

Ethiopia Waldiya: Five killed by police at religious festival

At least five people have been killed in northern Ethiopia after security forces fired on a crowd at a religious festival who were reportedly shouting anti-government slogans. Many more... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Leaves Deep Wounds

Photo: J.Jeffrey/DW The Somali woman in the wheelchair pretended to be dead to escape the violence. By James Jeffrey Ethiopia has experienced one of its worst population displacements due... Read more »

Marathoner Who Fled Ethiopia Is Found Dead in Paris | Runner’s … – Runner’s World

Runner’s World Marathoner Who Fled Ethiopia Is Found Dead in Paris | Runner’s …Runner’s WorldPolice said Zenash Gezmu was killed in her apartment by a man who has turned... Read more »

Ambo Violence and Deaths ‘Deeply Disturbing’ – US Embassy, Ethiopia

October 28, 2017 – Following reports that 10 people have been killed whiles 20 others have been wounded in Ethiopia’s central town, Ambo, the United States embassy in Ethiopia... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo protest on stampede anniversary

BISHOFTU – An Ethiopian religious festival transformed on Sunday into a rare moment of open defiance to the government one year after a stampede started by police killed dozens... Read more »

Anti-government chants ring out on anniversary of Ethiopian festival deaths

BISHOFTU, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Hundreds of people chanting anti-government slogans marched in the central Ethiopian town of Bishoftu on Sunday at a religious festival where a stampede triggered by... Read more »