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Hailemariam Desalegn humiliated as university withdraws honor By Abebe Gellaw

(AV) Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn faced a stinging humiliation as Azusa Pacific University (APU), whose motto is “God First”, has withdrawn an honor it had already bestowed on him.…

Ethiopia in the Twilight Zone (9) of Fear

Ethiopia in the Twilight Zone (9) of Fear

(Author’s note: In this commentary, I take a literary approach to reflect on the counter-productive and self-defeating actions the regime in Ethiopia has taken recently to punish its perceived opponents…

Politically Motivated Charges Show Misuse of Terrorism Law – HRW

Ethiopia: Drop Case Against Bloggers, Journalists(Nairobi, July 19, 2014) – The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under…

Why the Arrest of Andargachew Embarrassment for the West By Martin Plaut

Why the Arrest of Andargachew Embarrassment for the West By Martin Plaut

Why the arrest of one of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrassment for the West. Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north…

CPJ condemns closed court hearings for nine Ethiopian journalists

Nairobi, July 14, 2014-The Ethiopian government should end its politicized prosecution of nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April. The journalists and their lawyers were shut out of court room hearings…

Operation Save Ethiopia By Robele Ababya

      Tragedy of wrong premise The Marxist-Leninist League of Tigray (MLLT), in political jargon, died right from its formation on a wrong premise at the wrong time and…

Hailemariam speaks on BBC about Andargachew Tsege

Hailemariam speaks on BBC about Andargachew Tsege

BBC- Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC. “Andargachew Tsege is…

Yemen to deport 44 Ethiopian migrants

Yemen to deport 44 Ethiopian migrants

Published on 10 July 2014 in News Khalid Al-Karimi (author) Unlike Somalis, Ethiopian migrants do not generally qualify for refugee status in Yemen. SANA’A, July 9—Forty-four Ethiopians who have been held since…

SMNE strongly condemns illegal arrest and extradition of Mr. Andargachew Tsige from Yemen to Ethiopia.

July 9, 2014 The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) strongly condemns the recent illegal arrest and extradition of Mr. Andargachew Tsige from Yemen to Ethiopia.  Mr. Andargachew was…

The Moral Bankruptcy of Failed African States

The Moral Bankruptcy of Failed African States

   Are crimes against children crimes against humanity? According to the latest Failed States Index, 6 out of the top 10 and 18 out of the top 25 “most failed…

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