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HRW Dispatches: Alarm Bells for Ethiopia’s 100% Election Victory

HRW Dispatches: Alarm Bells for Ethiopia’s 100% Election Victory

Dispatches: Alarm Bells for Ethiopia’s 100% Election Victory Elections where a ruling party wins 100 percent of the seats in parliament should always ring alarm bells. Results in Ethiopia from…

Investigate suspicious murders and human rights violations says Amnesty International

Investigate suspicious murders and human rights violations  says Amnesty International

PRESS RELEASE 23 June 2015 Ethiopia: Investigate suspicious murders and human rights violations The suspicious murder of opposition leaders and wide-spread human rights violations against opposition party members over the…

Clashes and arrests at Ethiopian anti-racism protest (+ pictures)

Clashes and arrests at Ethiopian anti-racism protest (+ pictures)

Noam (Dabul) Dvir, Omri Efraim Hundreds of Israeli Ethiopians returned to the streets of Tel Aviv on Monday afternoon to continue their protest against discrimination after the attorney-general decided not…

The Axis of Shevil: Does Africa Need Gayle Smith?

The Axis of Shevil: Does Africa Need Gayle Smith?

What do Gayle Smith, Wendy Sherman and Susan Rice have in common? This past Thursday, Gayle Smith who is currently Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director at the…

Teddy Afro in Geneva – Free concert (25 July)

Teddy Afro in Geneva – Free concert  (25 July)

A musical summer to savor, The extraordinary concerts of the 2015 edition The world tour of “colored music” By Petros Ashenafi The Ella Fitzgerald Stage in Geneva will have a…

Two Ethiopian Opposition Members Killed After Candidate’s Murder

Two Ethiopian Opposition Members Killed After Candidate’s Murder

By William Davison (Bloomberg) — Two members of the Ethiopian opposition were killed this week following the beating to death of a parliamentary candidate from the Blue Party on June…

Ethiopian Spice Girls project in line for £16m MORE of our foreign aid despite warning that it may be a waste of money

Ethiopian Spice Girls project in line for £16m MORE of our foreign aid despite warning that it may be a waste of money

Government poised to offer funding for ‘second phase’ of Girl Zone project Part of Girl Zone’s money was spent on band Yenga to ’empower’ women However, watchdog warns there is…

Ethiopia: Dozens of journalists forced into exile, CPJ report shows

Ethiopia: Dozens of journalists forced into exile, CPJ report shows

June 17, 2015 Dozens of journalists have been forced into exile in the last 12 months, fearing imprisonment or death at the hands of their own governments, according to a…

Ethiopia Opposition Candidate Dies After Attack in Northwest

Ethiopia Opposition Candidate Dies After Attack in Northwest

by William Davison June 16, 2015 — 4:11 PM CEST Updated on June 16, 2015 — 10:31 PM CEST An Ethiopian parliamentary candidate for the opposition Blue Party died after…

Happy 800th Birthday, Magna Carta!

Happy 800th Birthday, Magna Carta!

Today, June 15, 2015, is the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta Libertatum or the Great Charter of English Liberties. On that date, King John of England affixed his seal on…

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