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News: Despite nationwide state of emergency, several border incursions leave more than 100 dead in east and south east Ethiopia
Addis Abeba, March 03/2017 – Despite a six month nationwide state of emergency declared in Oct. 2016 and was hoped to restore a military style law and order throughout the country, weeks-long cross border incursions by armed militiamen into many localities in eastern and southern part of Oromia, (bordering the …
News: Ethiopia prosecutors bring multiple criminal charges against opposition leader Dr. Merera Gudina, two others
Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, Feb. 23/2017 – Ethiopian prosecutors have brought multiple criminal charges against prominent opposition leader Dr. Merera Gudina, Chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). Criminal charges include an attempt to violently overthrow the constitutional order.
News: Deprived of a day in court, detained Ethiopian journalists reach out to UN’s chief in a letter
Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, Feb. 02/2017 – Deprived of their day in a court of law, journalists Elias Gebru and Anania Sori have written a letter to the UN’s chief, António Guterres (wrongly mentioned by his predecessor’s name Ban Ki –moon) and the international community detailing their ordeals since they …