Addis Abeba - On August 6, 2022, the Eighth Circuit ended a lawsuit against non-profit media organization Oromia Media Network (“OMN”), affirming the dismissal of claims brought against the organization based on its reporting. The decision is a significant vindication of OMN’s First Amendment rights.
Addis Abeba - Thousands of Tigrayans who were forcibly kept in detention camps in Semera, in Afar regional state, began returning to Ab'ala town.
The UNOCHA tweeted a photo with information: "today in Semera, Afar region, the return of thousands of Internally Displaced People (IDP)
Beth Van Schaack (center) with some members of the National Dialogue Commission. Photo: U.S. Embassy
Addis Abeba - U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice Beth Van Schaack and Ambassador Tracey Ann Jacobson met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen and various