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  Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, April 18/2017 – Shortly after Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn spoke to the BBC rejecting the need for a UN inquiry, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, (EHRC), a government body tasked to investigate recent anti-government protests that rocked Ethiopia, said a total of 669 Ethiopians …
Letter

  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, April 12, 2017 – Jailed Ethiopian journalist Elias Gebru and former opposition party leader Daniel Shibeshi say prison officials at the Bole Sub City detention facility, where they have been held for the last five months without charges, have told them that they are neither …
9th batch Liyu police graduation ceremony in jigjiga January 2016

  By J. Bonsa (PhD), Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 10, 2017 – It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen in a very short span of both time and space. This …