Ethiopia to Free 746 Prisoners

Ethiopia, sandwiched between war-torn South Sudan and Somalia, is frequently rebuked by human rights groups for cracking down on dissent under the guise of national security concerns. The government... Read more »

Ethiopia to Free 746 Political Prisoners including Eskinder Nega

Ethiopia, sandwiched between war-torn South Sudan and Somalia, is frequently rebuked by human rights groups for cracking down on dissent under the guise of national security concerns. The government... Read more »

Ethiopia court jails members of outlawed group Ginbot 7

Image copyright AFP Image caption Thousands have been detained since anti-government protests broke out A court in Ethiopia has sentenced more than 30 people to long prison terms for... Read more »

A Rare Victory for Ethiopia’s Victims (HRW) at Tadias Magazine

A Rare Victory for Ethiopia’s Victims (HRW) Published by Tadias Magazine December 23rd, 2017 in Podcast. A court sketch shows Dutch citizen and former Ethiopian government official Eshetu Alemu... Read more »

A Rare Victory for Ethiopia’s Victims

The many victims of the brutal communist military dictatorship that ruled Ethiopia from 1974 to 1991, known as the Derg, had a rare victory this week. On December 15,... Read more »

23 sentenced in Ethiopia for al-Qaida, al-Shabab links

By Associated Press By Associated Press May 17 at 12:57 PM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A court in Ethiopia has sentenced 23 people to up to 15 years in... Read more »

Jailed Ethiopian Journalists and Bloggers Need Your Voice

This past weekend, in a move reminiscent of the continent’s most repressive rulers, authorities in Addis Ababa arrested nine of Ethiopia’s most thoughtful, peace-loving, and promising young minds –... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist sentenced to more than two years in jail for false rumors

Ethiopia jails reporter for spreading rumors Source: AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging the release of an Ethiopian journalist who was sentenced... Read more »

Ethiopia: Parking attendant sentenced in scam that netted almost $1.4 million in fees

By Mary Pat Flaherty, Washington Post: The pair of parking lot attendants at the Smithsonian Institution’s air and space center in Chantilly were very patient. And for a while,... Read more »

Swedish Journalists Jailed in Ethiopia to Seek Pardon, No file to appeal

Two Swedish journalists sentenced to prison in Ethiopia on terrorism charges have decided to seek clemency rather than file an appeal.  Ethiopia’s federal high court is currently hearing three... Read more »