Ethiopian workers ‘beaten and robbed’ by Saudi police | News

A group of undocumented Ethiopian workers have said they were subject to serious abuses by Saudi police before they were expelled, including physical and psychological torture and being forcibly held in “dirty” prison camps. Six... Read more »

Ethiopia Says Saudi Arabia Has Expelled More Than 1,300 of Its Citizens

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (ELIAS MESERET) November 29, 2017, 10:37 AM EST Updated on November 29, 2017, 10:39 AM EST Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says more than 1,300 citizens have been... Read more »

Saudi Arabia ‘swaps assets for freedom’ after arrests | News

Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those held in an alleged anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets and cash in return for their freedom, according to sources familiar... Read more »

Billionaire With Deep Investments in Ethiopia Arrested in Saudi Anti-corruption Sweep

WASHINGTON —  Sheikh Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi is a billionaire, and by most estimates, one of the richest African-born people in the world. He travels the globe managing his businesses and meeting with... Read more »

Ethiopia billionaire Mohammad al-Amoudi among those arrested by Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Al Amoudi – Ethiopia born Mohammad al-Amoudi, one of the richest persons in the world is among those detained by Saudi Arabia, learned. He is... Read more »

Ethiopia: Rights Group Urges Saudis Not to Expel Ethiopians

By Sora Halake Human Rights Watch is urging the Saudi government to halt its plan to expel hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian immigrants who missed a late August deadline to register or... Read more »

Fleeing Hardship, Then Pushed Into Sea, They Landed in a Country at War

“Before boarding the boat, I was dreaming of making a good life outside my country,” said Saeed Shiekh Sayado, 18, from the Amhara region of Ethiopia. “When I was on the boat,... Read more »

Ethiopia confirms 30-day amnesty extension for illegal migrants in Saudi

Saudi Arabia has agreed to an extension of 30-days for undocumented migrants to leave the country. Ethiopia, one of the most affected countries, will now look to convince its citizens illegally resident... Read more »

Ethiopia urges illegal workers in Saudi Arabia to come home

Image copyright AFP Image caption Migrant labourers from around the work in areas like construction Ethiopia says that only a fraction of its citizens working illegally in Saudi Arabia have returned home... Read more »

Ethiopia: Saudi Arabia Detains 12 Ethiopian Muslims On Hajj and Umrah Pilgrimage

Twelve members of Ethiopian Muslims who were in Saudi Arabia on Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage were detained by the Kingdom’s security on Thursday June 29, according to friends and family members. The... Read more »