Ethiopia

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 16th, 2014
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By World Council of Churches (as approved by the WCC Central Committee, 2-8 July 2014) Over the past years, the ecumenical family has received various accounts of the deteriorating state of human rights in Eritrea and on-going reports of serious violations of human rights by the Eritrean authorities ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 16th, 2014
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NAIROBI – The Ethiopian government should end its politicized prosecution of nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April. The journalists and their lawyers were shut out of court room hearings in recent days. In hearings at the Arada First Instance Court in the capital Addis Ababa on Saturday ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 16th, 2014
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A UK High Court ruling allowing judicial review of the UK aid agency’s compliance with its own human rights policies in Ethiopia is an important step toward greater accountability in development assistance. In its decision of July 14, 2014, the High Court ruled that allegations that the UK Department...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2014
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by Abinet Hunegnaw The political organization that is applying into practice Tigray Peoples Liberation Front’s Manifesto in what is now the Amhara Region, where 92% of the population belongs to the Amhara nationality is ANDM. Other than its name it is run and totally controlled by former fighters of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2014
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Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is one of the last African frontiers. It is so remote that you can get here only by chartering a bush flight – or else by driving for two days from the capital Addis Ababa along desolate, bumpy tracks that snake into villages without electricity or running water. Perhaps i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, the regime in Ethiopia announced its abduction of Andaragatchew Tsege, General Secretary of the Ethiopian opposition group known as Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy, with smug delight. According to the regime, the “Ethiopian national security servi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Seyoum Tesfaye I had an opportunity to present (the abbreviated version due to time constraint) on June 28, 2014 this article at the third ELF Reunion held in Atlanta, Georgia as a part of the panelist on the subject of Decolonizing the Mind. This is the complete article. I believe the noble endea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Jul 13th, 2014
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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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The Ethiopian authorities must halt their continuing onslaught on dissent, Amnesty International said today, after the arrest of four more opposition party members this week, who are believed to be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. All four were arrested on 8 July in the capital Addis Ababa ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 11th, 2014
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Semayawi Party Press Release It is a well known fact that TPLF/EPRDF has slaughtered and oppressed Ethiopian citizens since it came to power. In order to oppress the peaceful struggle, especially within the last 10 years, the regime prolaimed several repressive proclamations and laws to legalize its ...