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Addis Abeba, April 28/2020 – Ethiopia continues to receive thousands of migrants returned from countries across the region and the Middle East, in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), is assisting more than 9,400 migrants in the country’s quarantine facilities. Migrants have been …

Addis Abeba, April 24/2020 – The wife of a man whose handcuffed picture provoked the ire of many on Ethiopian social media spoke to the BBC Afaan Oromo that “he was beaten” before being escorted to a police station. The picture of Abdo Abajobir, an employee of Oromia education Bureau …

Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, April 21/2020 – Federal prosecutors have today charged journalist Yayesew Shimelis with Ethiopia’s newly enacted Hate Speech and Disinformation Prevention and Suppression Proclamation at the federal high court Lideta branch. Yayesew was charged despite having been allowed to leave police custody on bail on two …