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The original Ethiopian flag arrived in Johannesburg: Excitement and jubilation…

The Horn Times News, 17 January 2013 by Getahune Bekele, Pretoria-South Africa“Sendekalamachin!”

 

Ethiopian flag arived in South Africa

Excitement and jubilation as Ethiopian refugees received delivery of the original national flag. Read the rest of this entry

የኢትጵያ ብሄራዊ ምርጫ ቦርድና ገዢው ፓርቲ/መንግሥት ተገደው እንዲሰሙ የማድረግ ህዝባዊ ትግል ይቀጥላል!!

1.መግቢያ፤ በአዳማ  ከተማ በ2005 ምርጫ የጊዜ ሠሌዳ ላይ ለማወያየት ኢ.ብ.ም.ቦ. በሰበሰበን ወቅት ከተሣታፊ 66 ፓርቲዎች 41ዱ ከጊዜ ሠሌዳው በፊት የውድድር ሜዳውን መስተካከል በሚመለከቱ አበይት የምርጫ ጉዳዮች ልንወያይ ይገባል ከሚለው ኃሣብ በመነሣት እኛ በጉዳዩ ለመግፋት ፔቲሽን ፈረም፡፡  Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia: Government continues to target peaceful Muslim protest movement.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL,

Public Statemenet  November 2,  2012 Al Index:AFR 25/016/2012 The Ethiopian authorities are committing human rights violations in response to the ongoing Muslim protest movement in the country. Large numbers of protestors have been arrested, many of whom remain in detention… Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia Muslims wonder what life after PM Meles will be like

While there is still too much uncertainty surrounding the future of Ethiopia’s political scene, Muslims in the country have begun to think of a future post-Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia: Dissident blogger sentenced to 18 years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s federal court on Friday sentenced a prominent dissident blogger and 23 other opposition activists to long prison terms on terror charges, in a ruling that critics decried as politically motivated.

Prominent journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who received a prestigious press freedom award from PEN America in May, was sentenced by the court to 18 years in prison. Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia’s Rulers Kangaroo Court Finds 24 guilty of Fabricated Charges of Terrorism

June 27, 2012

Twenty-four Ethiopians, including a leading opposition figure and a prominent journalist, faced life in prison Wednesday after a kangaroo court found them guilty on fabricated charges of terrorism.

“Guilty as charged,” Endeshaw Adane ( a cadre who serves Zenawi’s regime to conduct fake justice) said, referring to journalist Eskinder Nega, opposition member Andualem Arage and 22 others accused of links to US-based group Ginbot 7, labeled a terrorist group under Zenawi’s law, and other outlawed groups. Neither Journalist Eskinder Nega nor Andualem Aragae and other opposition figures accused of fabricated charges were members of Ginbot 7. Read the rest of this entry

Djibouti: destitution and fear for refugees from Ethiopia – Gadaa.com Oduu

May 11, 2012

.  The following report is from the Oromia Support Group (OSG), a non-political organisation which attempts to raise awareness of human rights violations in Ethiopia. OSG has now reported 4407 extra-judicial killings and 992 disappearances of civilians in Ethiopia. Hundreds of thousands have been placed in illegal detention, where torture and rape are commonplace. To read the full report (pdf format), please click here. Read the rest of this entry

UN fears torture of forcibly returned

How Norway will ensure that the Ethiopian government is not going to torture forcibly returning asylum seekers?

Published: April 22, 2012 (8:02)

Girum Zeleke er glad for at FN engasjerer seg i etiopernes sak.FOTO:Anders Minge

This is one of six specific questions that the UN makes a critical letter to Norway in connection with the forced return of asylum seekers. Norway has been given 60 days to answer this and several other issues that are associated with the safety of the 400 Ethiopians who now is in danger of being forcibly returned to Eritrea soon. Read the rest of this entry

SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN AFRICA CONTRASTING – Human Rights Defenders

April 20, 2012

Burning Issues : SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN AFRICA CONTRASTING – Human Rights Defenders By Amie Sanneh on 19-04-12 (83 reads) News by a same author

A Board Member of a Guinean Human Rights Organisation, Diallo Abdoul Gadiry, responding to a doubt on a Human Rights conditions in Africa, described a conditions of Human Rights in Africa as contrasting. Read the rest of this entry

SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN AFRICA CONTRASTING – Human Rights Defenders

April 20, 2012

Burning Issues : SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN AFRICA CONTRASTING – Human Rights Defenders By Amie Sanneh on 19-04-12 (83 reads) News by a same author

A Board Member of a Guinean Human Rights Organisation, Diallo Abdoul Gadiry, responding to a doubt on a Human Rights conditions in Africa, described a conditions of Human Rights in Africa as contrasting. Read the rest of this entry

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