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As Ethiopia’s ‘Zone 9′ bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

As Ethiopia’s ‘Zone 9′ bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

The US says it is ‘deeply concerned’ over prosecution of young social media activists. But Ethiopia is a key US ally on the Horn of Africa and any censure may…

Rebels launch new offensive to retake town of Nasir, their former headquarters, near the Ethiopian border

Rebels launch new offensive to retake town of Nasir, their former headquarters, near the Ethiopian border

S Sudan rebels launch attack despite truce South Sudanese rebels have launched an offensive to retake a key town near the border with Ethiopia in what the United Nations said…

U.S. State Department deeply concerned about charges on Zone 9 Bloggers

U.S. State Department deeply concerned about charges on Zone 9 Bloggers

Africa: Zone 9 Bloggers Charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism 07/18/2014 06:08 PM EDT Zone 9 Bloggers Charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington,…

Hailemariam Desalegn caught plagiarizing again By Abebe Gellaw

Hailemariam Desalegn caught plagiarizing again By Abebe Gellaw

TPLF’s puppet Hailemariam Desalegn is probably the most incompetent and incoherent “leader” in the entire history of Ethiopia. His incompetence, shallowness and lack of originality is exposed whenever he meets…

Human Rights Watch: UK Aid Should Respect Rights

Human Rights Watch: UK Aid Should Respect Rights

Ruling Permits Review of Development Agency’s Compliance(London, July 14, 2014) – A UK High Court ruling allowing judicial review of the UK aid agency’s compliance with its own human rights…

Ethiopia: The Crime of Extraordinary Rendition

Ethiopia: The Crime of Extraordinary Rendition

Last week, the regime in Ethiopia announced its abduction of Andaragatchew Tsgie, General Secretary of the Ethiopian opposition group known as Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy, with…

Amnesty International: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continue

Amnesty International: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continue

The Ethiopian authorities are using a repressive Anti-Terror law as a pretext to crush dissent.The Ethiopian authorities are using a repressive Anti-Terror law as a pretext to crush dissent.© AFP/Getty…

Twenty Ethiopia state journalists dismissed, in hiding

Twenty Ethiopia state journalists dismissed, in hiding

By  Tom Rhodes/CPJ East Africa Representative   “If they cannot indoctrinate you into their thinking, they fire you,” said one former staff member of the state-run Oromia Radio and Television…

We cannot Tolerate TPLF/EPRDF’s State Terror – Blue/Semayawi Party

We cannot Tolerate TPLF/EPRDF’s State Terror  – Blue/Semayawi Party

It is a well known fact that TPLF/EPRDF has slaughtered and oppressed Ethiopian citizens since it came to power. In order to oppress the peaceful struggle, especially within the last…

Ethiopia : a leadership in disarray By RENÉ LEFORT

Ethiopia : a leadership in disarray By RENÉ LEFORT

It may be that, in Ethiopia, history is so powerful that the past permeates the present, and it repeats itself. In this case, what we see today is simply another…

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