Ethiopia: Japan Extends Over U.S.$22 Million Assistance to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa March 12/2018 Japan has provided new assistance package worth 22.8 million USD for Ethiopia through its partnership programs with various international organizations, according to a press release issued by the... Read more »

Water wars: Tensions build over a Nile dam in Ethiopia | Pittsburgh … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) Water wars: Tensions build over a Nile dam in Ethiopia | Pittsburgh …Pittsburgh Post-GazetteA major drama is building in northeast Africa, among Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, as... 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 icon received hero’s... Read more »

UN envoy sees possible South Sudan deal from talks in Ethiopia – Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) UN envoy sees possible South Sudan deal from talks in EthiopiaDaily Monitor (press release) (blog)The latest round of Ethiopia-led peace talks on South Sudan will wrap up... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia’s Oromia region celebrates release of political detainees

Bekele Gerba, a leading opposition figure in Ethiopia was released from detention on Tuesday after spending over two years behind bars. His release was part of the federal government’s announced political reforms... Read more »

Ethiopia: Jailed Ethiopian Journalist Refuses Forced Confession

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, whose presidential pardon remains in doubt after he refused to sign a forced confession.... Read more »

Journalist Eskinder Nega refuses to sign false confession in exchange for prison release

Eskinder Nega is still in jail after refusing to sign a false confession in exchange for freedom. (Eskinder family) New York, February 9, 2018- The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Ethiopian... Read more »

UN Calls for Release of All Political Detainees

Photo courtesy of Elvert Barnes Flickr On 18 January 2018, the Government of Ethiopia decided to release 115 detainees, some of which are prominent political figures. However, the United Nations (UN) is... Read more »

Ethiopia Should Release All Political Detainees, UN Says

GENEVA —  The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says it welcomes Ethiopia’s decision this week to release 115 detainees, including several leading political figures. But it says the... Read more »

Ethiopia must rework anti-terror laws, free more detainees – U.N.

The United Nations has welcomed the positive political moves undertaken by the Ethiopian government after it released a number of detained politicians earlier this week. The U.N. however said there was more... Read more »