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‘I Was Forced to Drink My Own Urine’: Freedom After 647 Days Locked Up, But Not For All

‘I Was Forced to Drink My Own Urine’: Freedom After 647 Days Locked Up, But Not For All

globalvoices  2 May 2016 — On April 15, 2016, the Ethiopian Federal High Court acquitted two men, Yoantan Wolde and Bahiru Degu, who spent more than 600 days incarcerated on terrorism charges that…

Eritrea, Ethiopia worst journalist jailers in Sub-Sahara

Eritrea, Ethiopia worst journalist jailers in Sub-Sahara

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 29, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Eritrea and Ethiopia have respectively continue to become Africa’s leading jailers of journalists, according to a new survey released Thursday by…

United States On Ethiopia’s Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders

United States On Ethiopia’s Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders

On Ethiopia’s Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC April 29, 2016 The United States is…

Murder of Christian mother for her faith spurs sons to embrace Jesus Christ

Murder of Christian mother for her faith spurs sons to embrace Jesus Christ

By Lorraine Caballero– Workitu, whose last name has been withheld to protect her three sons, had been regularly beaten by her Muslim husband after she converted to Christianity in August…

#PrayForEthiopia by Hadassah Egbedi

#PrayForEthiopia by Hadassah Egbedi

WITH 208 PEOPLE KILLED AND OVER 100 CHILDREN KIDNAPPED, ETHIOPIA’S TRAGEDY HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED TO URGENTLY TACKLE INSECURITY ACROSS AFRICA, AUTHOR Hadassah Egbedi writes the story below: Today, Ethiopia mourns…

More Violence Forecast in Gambella As Death Toll Rises

More Violence Forecast in Gambella As Death Toll Rises

By Clea Broadhurst Issued on 25-04-2016 Modified 25-04-2016 Clashes between different ethnic groups in west Ethiopia left 14 dead this weekend, while UN and MSF offices were targeted by angry protesters.…

U.S. Senators Speak Loud and Clear: Human Rights Violations in Ethiopia Must Stop!

U.S. Senators Speak Loud and Clear: Human Rights Violations in Ethiopia Must Stop!

By Alemayehu G, Mariam Last July, Barack Obama visited Ethiopia and declared the ruling Thugtatoship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF) regime a “democratic government.” The T-TPLF claimed with…

11 U.S. Senators condemn human rights violations in Ethiopia

11 U.S. Senators condemn human rights violations in Ethiopia

RESOLUTION Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Whereas the first pillar of the 2012 United States Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa is to strengthen democratic institutions,…

Open Letter to Mr. Barack Obama – By Andualem Aragie

Open Letter to Mr. Barack Obama – By Andualem Aragie

Open Letter to Mr. Barack Obama, The president of the United States of America, Dear President Obama, I am a son of a poor farmer who sustains his family in…

Death toll rises to 208 in Ethiopia raid

Death toll rises to 208 in Ethiopia raid

Apr 18, 2016 — AFP Death toll rises to 208 in raid carried out by gunmen in Ethiopia’s Gambela region Ethiopian official said on Sunday that the death toll from…

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