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AN URGENT APPEAL – From Mesfin Wolde-Mariam

AN URGENT APPEAL – From Mesfin Wolde-Mariam

The UN Human Rights Commission The African Union Human Rights Commission The International Red Cross Amnesty International Human Rights Watch And All Men and Women of GOOD WILL Reeyot Alemu…

Ethiopia: Trapped By a Crippled Telecom

Ethiopia: Trapped By a Crippled Telecom

21 APRIL 2014 - Addis Standard A soaring number of option-deprived customers and eye-watering packages continue to swell the earnings of the state monopoly Ethio telecom. In return the inglorious…

Dam! White Elephants in Ethiopia? By Prof. Al Mariam

Dam! White Elephants in Ethiopia? By Prof. Al Mariam

 Last week, in a bizarre display of faux outrage and indignation, the regime in Ethiopia unleashed its big “experts” to go after International Rivers, an organization that has been leading the…

Ethiopia: Stop Arresting Journalists Under Anti-Terror Laws, Says IPI

16 APRIL 2014 Mostefa Souag of Al Jazeera, right, and IPI’s Alison Bethel McKenzie, centre, join a call on Egypt to free Al Jazeera staff on trial in Cairo. The…

Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack: state media

Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack: state media

ADDIS ABABA Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:40am EDT (Reuters) – Gunmen ambushed a bus carrying dozens of people in western Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, killing nine and wounding six…

The Long Shadow of Rwanda on (Central) Africa By Prof. Al Mariam

The Long Shadow of Rwanda on (Central) Africa By Prof. Al Mariam

 Déjà vu 1994 Rwanda in 2014 Central African Republic Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official mourning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda…

How TPLF/EPRDF Killed Higher Education in Ethiopia?

How TPLF/EPRDF Killed Higher Education in Ethiopia?

By Alem Mamo - TPLF/EPRDF’s major bragging source over the last number of years has been its ‘achievements’ in the education sector, particularly in university education. The ruling group constantly…

Ethiopian Orthodox Church group: “Children are being raped by gay people”

Ethiopian Orthodox Church group: “Children are being raped by gay people”

Posted by Rhuaridh Marr April 11, 2014 4 As Ethiopian politicians prepare to pass a bill that includes homosexuality in a list of non-pardonable offenses, a group associated with the Ethiopian Orthodox…

Staff of international human rights organisation detained in Ethiopia

Staff of international human rights organisation detained in Ethiopia

Ethiopian immigration officials detained a member of staff from ARTICLE 19’s East Africa office on 3 April for 29 hours without any access to legal advice or consular support. Fortunately,…

Britain funds human rights abusers in Ethiopia – PressTV (+ video)

The UK government is providing financial aid to human rights abusers in Ethiopia through funding training paramilitaries, who perpetrate summary killings, rape and torture in the impoverished African country, local…

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