By Admin On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Ethiopia: UDJ Peaceful Demonstrators Brutally Beaten

January 25, 2015 On January 24, 2015, Unity for Democracy and Justice party called a peaceful demonstration in Addis Ababa and four other cities. The purpose of the demonstration was to denounce the National Election More...

By Admin On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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World Report 2014: Ethiopia

Hopes that Ethiopia’s new leadership would pursue human rights reforms following Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s death in August 2012 have been shattered; there was no tangible change of policy in 2013. Instead, More...

By Admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Andargachew Tsgie Before the T-TPLF Inquisition?

January 13, 2015 by Alemayehu G. Mariam “Cirque d’Andargachew” presented by the Ringling T-TPLF Brothers Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) is often credited with the observation that one should “judge a More...

By Admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Ethiopian Dreams for 2015 and Beyond

by Alemayehu G. Mariam “Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,… [and] see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams” A Happy New Year to all of my readers!!! I get to celebrate New Year twice every More...

By Admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Conflict over political power in contemporary Ethiopia

January 13, 2015 By Abeyot Bogale Violent conflict, in Ethiopia, is one of the major factors adversely affecting development. It diverts key resources what could have been otherwise used productively. These conflicts More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Andargachew Tsige and the Struggle for Freedom

by Yilma Bekele Andargachew Tsige was taken prisoner by the TPLF Woyane regime on June 24, 2014 while on transit at Sana, Yemen International Airport. He was removed from the airplane and flown to Ethiopia. What More...

By Admin On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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A Dangerous Fault Line: Ethnic politics and authoritarian repression in contemporary Ethiopia.

By Abeyot Since the removal the socialist regime (Derg) in 1991, the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has radically reformed Ethiopia’s political landscape. The regime has claimed to have More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Ethiopia: Release Zone9 Bloggers and Independent Journalists

April 29, 2014 Just ten days before Ethiopia’s human rights record is reviewed at the United Nations, the authorities should immediately release six bloggers and two journalists arrested on Friday and Saturday, More...

By Admin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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The political connection to Ethiopian plane hijack

  It is definitely the first time an international carrier jet has been hijacked by its own crew member. Answering ‘why’ is not a simple matter. The act by the co-pilot is intertwined with all that is More...

By Admin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Ethiopia: Letter – to All Human Beings Who Are Human, By Journalist Wubushet Taye (Zeway Prison)

  “Discussing these types of issues is forbidden,” said the warder rudely and added, “You are only allowed to discuss family matters”. You might suspect that these words were spoken More...

By Admin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Q&A: Ethiopian journalists languish in prison

Government in Addis Ababa refuses to release award-winning journalists jailed under Anti-Terrorism Proclamation As Al Jazeera presses ahead with its campaign to free its journalists detained in Egypt, nine Ethiopian More...

By Admin On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Ethiopia says no to Egypt on new study on its dam

Ethiopia has rejected a proposal by Egypt that would halt the construction of its dam on the Blue Nile, saying the facility meets international standards with insignificant impact on water volumes downstream. Egypt More...

By Admin On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Ethiopians return home to a bleak future

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ahmed, 20 years old, weakly sits down in a chair under the hot sun, dazed, as young men and women jostle in the yard around him. He has just been deported from Saudi Arabia after a month-long imprisonment, More...

By Admin On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Ethiopian persecution, threats and kidnappings

The violence in the Ogaden rages on By Graham Peebles Hidden and isolated from the world, the armed conflict raging in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia goes unnoticed. The killing and raping of innocent civilians at More...

By Admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Unveiling Lies: EPRDF on Ethiopian Nationalism and Identity

I recently came across a summary of a report submitted by the government of Ethiopia to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in the year 2009. The EPRDF as a party to the convention More...

By Admin On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Chad, Ethiopia and Angola at bottom of Oxfam’s new global food table

January 16, 2014 The Netherlands is No. 1 in the world for having the most plentiful, nutritious, healthy and affordable diet, beating France and Switzerland into second place. Chad is last in 125th spot behind More...

By Admin On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Angelina Jolie backs Ethiopian film

January 16, 2014 Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie has thrown her support behind an Ethiopian movie by signing on as an executive producer. The Oscar winner has joined the team behind Difret, which is one of the More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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“ወሬ አይደለም፤ አገር ቤት አንገባለን” ሌንጮ ለታ

January 16, 2014 የኦሮሞ ነጻ አውጪ ግንባር ከፍተኛ አመራርና ጸሐፊ የነበሩት አቶ ሌንጮ ለታ አዲስ ያቋቋሙትን ድርጅት ይዘው አዲስ አበባ More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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ፕ/ር በየነ “የአካኪ ዘራፍ ትግል አክሳሪ ነው፤ የስሜት ፖለቲካ ያብቃ” አሉ “ከኤርትራ ጋር መስማማት አግባብ ነው፤ ግን ፍርሃቻ አለኝ”

January 16, 2014 “የአካኪ ዘራፍ ፖለቲካና ከስሜት ያልጸዳ የፖለቲካ ትግል መሪውንም ሆነ አምኖ የሚመራውን ህዝብ ለድል” እንደማያበቃ ፕሮፌሰር More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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ከአምባገነንነት ባሻገር: የተወሳሰቡ ነገሮችን የመረዳት አስፈላጊነትና የነፃነት ጥያቄ! – ዶ/ር ፈቃዱ በቀለ

ከአምባገነንነት ባሻገር የተወሳሰቡ ነገሮችን የመረዳት አስፈላጊነትና የነፃነት ጥያቄ! – ዶ/ር ፈቃዱ በቀለ January 14, 2014 05:36 am By Editor More...

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