Ethiopia: After a year of protests, time to address grave human rights concerns

Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of security forces, the Ethiopian government... Read more »

Australia: Protests Prompt Ethiopia Reprisals

(Sydney) – The Ethiopian government has arrested and detained dozens of relatives of Ethiopians who participated in a Melbourne protest in June, 2016, and is still holding many of... Read more »

Ethiopian reshuffle offers concessions to protesters

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia’s prime minister on Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet to create a more ethnically diverse team after an unprecedented wave of protests. Hailemariam Desalegn had promised... Read more »

Ethiopia Unrest Worries Foreign Investors

DONI, ETHIOPIA —  In Ethiopia, millions of dollars in investment went up in smoke as protesters attacked foreign companies in the Oromia region. The violence prompted the declaration of... Read more »

Ethiopia: Slums in the city center slowly disappearing

The Ethiopian government wants to do two things at once. Ridding the capital city Addis Ababa of its slums, and providing housing for three million inhabitants of the capital.... Read more »

Ethiopian Magazine Forced Out of Print By State of Emergency

One of Ethiopia’s few independent magazines has suspended its print edition after the government imposed a restrictive state of emergency in the country. The editor-in-chief of the Addis Standard,... Read more »

Perth Ethiopians protest against government crackdown

PostedOctober 23, 2016 10:34:02 Photo:Ethiopians in Perth want Australia to put pressure on the Ethiopian Government. (ABC News: David Weber) Hundreds of members of Ethiopia’s ethnic communities have marched... Read more »

Ethiopia regime unveils rules for state of emergency

The rules restrict the movement of diplomats 40 kilometers (25 miles) outside of the capital, Addis Ababa, without official permission, and prohibit contact with groups that are labeled as... Read more »

Egypt denies Ethiopian allegations it supports rebels

CAIRO –  Egypt’s president has vehemently denied Ethiopian allegations that his country supported outlawed rebels in the East African nation. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said in a televised speech on... Read more »

Ethiopia blames Egypt and Eritrea over unrest

Image copyrightReuters Image captionEthiopia’s security forces have been accused of using excessive force to quell unrest Ethiopia’s information minister says groups in Eritrea and Egypt are contributing to the... Read more »