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  Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, Oct. 18/2017 –  The United States Embassy in Addis Abeba said in a statement that the US “sees peaceful demonstrations as a legitimate means of expression and political participation,” and noted “with appreciation a number of recent events during which demonstrators expressed themselves peacefully, and …

  Addis Abeba, Oct. 16/2017 – Appearing in court for the first time after the court’s summer recess, Dr. Merera Gudina has pleaded his innocence against all criminal charges brought by the federal prosecutors.The defense team told the court that Dr. Merera’s plea of innocence was late by eleven months …

  Addis Abeba, Oct. 11/2017 – At least eight people were killed and more than 30 wounded during fresh protests that hit several cities and towns across the Oromia regional state today, according to Addisu Arega Kitessa, head of the Oromia government communication affairs bureau. In a statement posted on …