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Law & Order

By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, October 19/2020 – The June 29 assassination of popular Oromo artist and activist Haacaaluu Hundessaa marked the return of headlines that made Ethiopia a notoriously recognizable country before two years ago: mass imprisonment and trial of prominent opposition figures, journalists, academicians, activists and ordinary …

By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, October 14/2020 – After expressing disdain at the killings in Metekel Zone, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen stated that civilians must be enabled to “defend themselves” against the continued attacks. He said that “there is no other option” for the locals other than “organizing …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, October 12/2020 – “We just buried him, this is a sad day for us. A promising youth’s life cut short, too soon. May Allah have mercy on him and grant his family patience.” said Hussien (name changed upon request) who spoke to Addis Standard after …