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Law & Order

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Ethiopian Prosecutors have today formally charged six members of the blog Zone9 and three independent journalists detained nearly three months ago. Soliana Shimelis, the seventh defendant of the group Zone9 is charged in absentia, according to a local bi weekly, The Reporter. However, earlier on Thursday, the lawyer for the …
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Kiya Tsegaye The World Trade Organization was transformed from the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which was established in 1947.   A series of trade negotiations, GATT rounds began at the end of World War II and were aimed at reducing tariffs for the facilitation of global trade …

Ed’s Note:  in honor of theis year’s Women’s Day celebrations on March 8th, our lead story of this month deals with the complicated aspect of violence against women in Ethiopia. But this topic was first discussed in our Law and Order column of  Nov. 2011 edition, re-printed below to mark …