Ethiopia: Ex-political prisoners revel in new-found freedom

According to Kinfe, it was the demands of the people that got him out of prison [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] By Hamza Mohamed | Al Jazeera Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –... Read more »

‘Ethiopian PM Ahmed said release Tsege or I resign’

Ethiopian opposition leader, Andargachew Tsege, says he was released from prison after the country’s prime minister threatened to resign. Mr Tsege, a co-founder of the Ginbot 7 opposition movement,... Read more »

Ethiopians released from Kenyan, Sudanese prisons

The recent regional tour by the Ethiopian prime minister is beginning to bear fruit as the allies he met implement some of the agreed proposals. Dr. Abiy Ahmed who... Read more »

Ethiopia closes Maekelawi as internet service returns

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and... Read more »

Ethiopia closes notorious prison as internet service returns

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 at 10:37 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and... Read more »

Ethiopia releases 11 journalists, politicians once again

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP April 5 at 1:06 PM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eleven journalists, politicians and bloggers in Ethiopia who were detained last month for allegedly... Read more »

Ethiopia govt must free Eskinder Nega, other political prisoners – U.S. Senator Rubio

The United States Senator for Florida, Marco Rubio, has waded into the recent re-arrest of Ethiopian journalists and other political prisoners, urging the Ethiopian government to release them. Tweeting... Read more »

Colonel Demeke Zewdu Released – Interview with Amhara TV

Colonel Demeke Zewde interview with Amhara TV right after his release from prison. Colonel Demeke Zewdu is an elected leader of Wolqaite Amhara identity committee. Colonel Demeke Zewdu resistance... Read more »

Kin of Kenyan jailed in Ethiopia appeal for help

Family of a Kenyans who was arrested and imprisoned in Ethiopia over allegations of  telecommunications fraud is appealing for help from the government to bring their loved ones home.... Read more »

Ethiopia torturing persons held in connection with 2016 prison inferno

The national human rights body in Ethiopia has revealed that some 38 inmates currently under detention in connection with a September 2016 prison fire incident have been tortured by... Read more »