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 transformed the hitherto centralized authoritarian state into the Federal democratic Republic and also redefined citizenship, politics and More...

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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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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 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 Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Ethiopia plans to repatriate citizens from Saudi Arabia ‘as soon as possible’

November 09, 2013 The Ethiopian government is repatriating its citizens living in Saudi Arabia illegally, after reports that an Ethiopian was killed by Saudi police, officials said Saturday. Last April, the Saudi More...

By Admin On Sunday, October 13th, 2013
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Ethiopian Walyas lost the game

October 13, 2013 Emmanuel Emenike was again the hero for Nigeria as the Fenerbahace of Turkey striker scored twice Sunday afternoon to help the Super Eagles secure a vital 2-1 away victory over the Walyas of Ethiopia. The More...

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