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Onslaught on human rights ahead of elections – AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

Onslaught on human rights ahead of elections – AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release – 22 May 2015 The run-up to Ethiopia’s elections on Sunday has been marred by gross, systematic and wide-spread violations of ordinary Ethiopians’ human rights,…

UN investigates Andargachew’s case, ‘Andi has spoken to his family on phone”

UN investigates Andargachew’s case, ‘Andi has spoken to his family on phone”

Friday 22 May 2015 (The Guardian) The detention of a British citizen held on death row in Ethiopia for almost a year is being investigated by the United Nations official…

Amid Ethiopia Elections 2015, Obama’s USAID Nominee Gayle Smith Slammed For Supporting Africa’s Repressive Regimes

Amid Ethiopia Elections 2015, Obama’s USAID Nominee Gayle Smith Slammed For Supporting Africa’s Repressive Regimes

By Morgan Winsor @MorganWinsorIBT on May 20 2015 Gayle Smith, President Barack Obama’s nominee to run the U.S. Agency for International Development, boasts a glowing list of credentials after spending…

Why Is the T-TPLF Afraid of Its Own Shadow?

Why Is the T-TPLF Afraid of Its Own Shadow?

Alemayehu G Mariam Why are the T-TPLF gods of FEAR, TERROR AND DREAD afraid of their own shadows in 2015? On May 24, 2015, a “parliamentary election” is scheduled in…

Bekele Gerba speaks!

Bekele Gerba speaks!

Born in 1961 in West Wollega region of western Ethiopia, Bekele Gerba went to elementary school in Boji Dirmaji and completed his high school in Gimbi senior secondary school. Bekele…

Opposition groups claim harassment, detentions ahead of elections

Opposition groups claim harassment, detentions ahead of elections

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian opposition groups are accusing the government of harassing their members and carrying out illegal detentions ahead of the May 24 elections. Yonathan Tesfaye, spokesman…

El-Sisi: Ethiopia’s Friend in Need, Indeed! By Alemayehu G. Mariam

El-Sisi: Ethiopia’s Friend in Need, Indeed! By Alemayehu G. Mariam

Alemayehu G. Mariam A friend in need is a friend in deed, indeed! Last week, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stunned the world by rescuing more than two dozen abducted…

Egyptian army forces free Ethiopians held by ISIS

Egyptian army forces free Ethiopians held by ISIS

BY MAHMOUD MOURAD (Reuters) – A group of Ethiopians who had been kidnapped in Libya arrived at Cairo airport on Thursday after Egyptian army forces rescued them, state media quoted…

Undersecretary Wendy Sherman’s reaction to The Washington Post

Undersecretary Wendy Sherman’s reaction to The Washington Post

The Washington post has published two comments in its “Letters to the Editor” column. One from Wendy R. Sherman, undersecretary of state for political affairs and the other is from…

Israel Prime Minister, President Address Ethiopia Protesters

Israel Prime Minister, President Address Ethiopia Protesters

By: JNS.org Israel (read also Why Ethiopian israelis protest) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said that the violent protests that have erupted in Israel in recent days by Ethiopian Israelis protesting…

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