South Korea Fires Its Ambassador in Ethiopia for Sexual Misconduct

September 30, 2017 – The South Korean foreign ministry has recalled its top envoy to Ethiopia for sexual harassment and assault on the local staff members of the Korean International Cooperation Agency, according... Read more »

Is the UN sending the wrong people to keep the peace? | UN

UN peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace.  But some stand accused of committing crimes against the very people they are supposed... Read more »

South Korean diplomat recalled from Ethiopia over alleged rape

A senior South Korean diplomat has been recalled from Ethiopia after he allegedly raped a female colleague, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Thursday, as it issued a public apology. The incident came after... Read more »

Not Safe Anywhere

By Kalkidan Yibeltal Abused, trafficked and abandoned. The troubling tale of underage female Ethiopians Mekdes Teshome does not have a distinct memory of her birth place. She was of humble age when... Read more »

Kidnapped, raped and left for dead: who will protect Ethiopia’s girls?

One day in early October, Hanna Lalango, 16, did not return from school to her home in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, at the usual time. Her father Lalongo Hayesso was worried... Read more »

Teen’s Death After Kidnapping and Gang Rape Causes Scrutiny of Ethiopia’s …

The brutal kidnapping and gang rape of a teenage student in Addis Ababa has spurred a movement against gender-based violence in Ethiopia and throughout the country’s diaspora communities. Sixteen-year-old Hanna Lalango was... Read more »

Ethiopian man arrested for Sexual assulting and Burglary

A man illegally entered a woman’s Penn Street, Kingston, home Monday afternoon and sexually assaulted her, police said. Investigators say Tewodros Melese Alemu, 25, grabbed the woman’s buttocks and breasts, pulled her... Read more »

Ethiopian Man found guilty of sexual assault

Former orderly who groped patient’s breast gets conditional sentence Telling a one-time hospital orderly who groped a patient that being in Canada was a privilege and not a right, a judge sentenced... Read more »