The Ethiopian army withdrew from teh Ogaden region after compalints againts soldiers” conduct – to be replaced by the ‘special police’. Photograph: Peter Delarue/AFP/Getty Images Millions of pounds of Britain’s foreign aid budget are to be spent on training an Ethiopian paramilitary security force which stands accused of numerous human rights abuses and summary executions. Read the rest of this entry
First of all I would like to thank Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye for living up to your promises you made to our colleagues at Kality’s prison. Read the rest of this entry
by Ryan Kohls
For 438 days, two Swedish freelance journalists were locked up in Ethiopian prisons for illegally entering the country and committing acts of terrorism. Read the rest of this entry
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — Next time I travel to Ethiopia, I may be arrested as a terrorist. Why? Because I have published articles about Ethiopian politics.
I wrote a policy report on Ethiopia’s difficulties with federalism. I gave a talk in which I questioned Ethiopia’s May 2010 elections, in which the ruling EPRDF party (Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front) won 545 out of 547 seats in the Parliament. As part of my ongoing research on mass violence in the Somali territories, I interviewed members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front, a separatist rebel group in eastern Ethiopia that the government has designated as a terrorist organization.
President Barack Obama talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Read the rest of this entry
June 29, 2012
Nairobi — Today’s self-assurance of 6 Ethiopian reporters on deceptive terrorism charges is an aspersion to a sequence of law and a structure in a Horn of Africa country, a Committee to Protect Journalists pronounced today. At slightest 11 reporters have been charged with terrorism given Nov 2011, according to CPJ research. Read the rest of this entry
Posted by admin on May 31, 2012
On the suggestion that, as a ruler from a minority, he is rushing the development of Ethiopia as fast as possible into order to stay in power
We are making progress on the economic front though not necessarily according to the standard orthodox prescription, so people think there must be something wrong… Read the rest of this entry
Thursday, April 26, 2012
April 10, 2012
U.N. security officer Abdirahman Sheikh Hassan appeared briefly in an Addis Ababa courtroom Monday. His case was continued until May 15 Read the rest of this entry