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Gang rape spurs calls for reform in Ethiopia – Al Jazeera

Gang rape spurs calls for reform in Ethiopia – Al Jazeera

By Jacey Fortin | Al Jazeera – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Inside a gated home on the western outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, a picture of Hanna Lalango is framed in a…

I’m longing for you, comrades (Zelalem Kibret – From Kilinto prison)

I’m longing for you, comrades (Zelalem Kibret – From Kilinto prison)

(EMF) This letter is sent from Zelalem Kibret, one of “Zone nine” bloggers who has been imprisoned at Kilinto prison. O! The mighty reminiscence! Of all the thoughts nothing is…

Saving the ICC from African Thugtators

Saving the ICC from African Thugtators

Alemayehu G Mariam   International Criminal Court Prosecutor throws in the towel It is a dark and gloomy month on the “Dark Continent”! It is the worst of times in Africa…

The US Government Must Implement Congress’ Stance Against Forced Evictions in Ethiopia

The US Government Must Implement Congress’ Stance Against Forced Evictions in Ethiopia

Oakland, CA – The Oakland Institute applauds the US Congress for adopting language in the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill that ensures US funding to Ethiopia will not be used to…

Who Polices the Police in America?

Who Polices the Police in America?

Alemayehu G Mariam Our government… teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a…

Human Rights in Polarized Ethiopia: the need for collaboration By Aklog Birara (DR)

Human Rights in Polarized Ethiopia: the need for collaboration By Aklog Birara (DR)

Part one of three Remark This series is intended for the benefit of those who did not attend the forum. Why are human rights essential? If we respect ourselves as…

Ethiopia: Remember the 24th of November 1974 By Prof. Alemayehu G Mariam

Ethiopia: Remember the 24th of November 1974 By Prof. Alemayehu G Mariam

Last week, many Ethiopian families in the United States gathered in houses of worship with their relatives and friends to hold memorial services in remembrance of the victims of the…

Ethiopians transcend ethnicity for humanity – SMNE

Ethiopians transcend ethnicity for humanity –  SMNE

WASHINGTON, DC – At the recent Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) Forum in Washington D.C. on November 15, it was quite evident that Ethiopia does not lack for…

Famed “Lucy” Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia, 40 Years Ago

Famed “Lucy” Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia, 40 Years Ago

By Evan Andrews, history.com While hunting for fossils in Ethiopia’s Afar Triangle on November 24, 1974, paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson and graduate student Tom Gray stumbled upon the partial remains of…

The de-Ethiopianization of Ethiopia By Prof. Al Mariam

The de-Ethiopianization of Ethiopia By Prof. Al Mariam

For over four decades, the self-styled Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which clings to power by force in Ethiopia today, has been planning and waging a sustained and relentless political, social…

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