Ethiopians

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 14th, 2013
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(REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah) RIYADH: Some 23,000 Ethiopians have handed themselves in since Saudi authorities clamped down on illegal foreign workers 10 days ago, Addis Ababa’s country’s ambassador in Riyadh said in remarks published Wednesday. The crackdown was marred by clashes between pol...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2013
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SMNE holds KSA and EPRDF accountable! Press Release Washington, DC, November 11, 2013 SMNE Calls on the Saudi government to stop this brutal and inhumane treatment of the Ethiopian migrant workers immediately And on the TPLF/ERPDF regime to Protect Ethiopian Citizens in Saudi Arabia The Solidarity Mo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2013
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By Seyoum Workneh The past few days immigrant Ethiopians residing in Saudi Arabia were inhumanily killed, tortured, humilated, murdered, massacarced, and raped by Saudi citizens and security forces publicly more than ever. Ethiopian mens were chased and stabbed, while womens were raped to death by 6 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 30th, 2013
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Saudi Arabian police have spoken out in defence of Ethiopian maids working in the kingdom, describing accusations against them as “exaggerated” and unnecessarily causing panic among households. A spate of allegations accusing Ethiopian maids of murdering children in their care led the Saudi governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2013
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Getahune Bekele Although the word “hard labour” sounds brutal and primitive, Zambian magistrate Shadreck Chanda was merciless in passing judgment when he sent 50 destitute Ethiopians to jail for entering the landlocked nation illegally on 29 March 2013. The Ethiopians aged 11 to 37 were caught by Zam...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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Stephen Hayes is president and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa. Moving through Addis Ababa is as close to a microcosm of Africa as anywhere on the continent. There is construction everywhere, as African cities are expanding. The streets of Addis are full of smoke and fume from belching autos, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 25th, 2013
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A 23-year-old Ethiopian housemaid was admitted to Al Qasimi Hospital on Sunday afternoon after receiving first and second degree burns. The woman was rushed to the hospital by a female friend when her health state had deteriorated. The duty doctor at Al Qasimi Hospital reported the incident to the po...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 25th, 2013
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Two Ethiopian housemaids have been sentenced to three months in jail each for stealing more than Dh254,000 in cash and 164 gold jewellery items from their employer. The Court of First Instance also ordered that the defendants be deported after serving their jail term. According to prosecution records...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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By Geletaw Zeleke The United Nations’ number one millennium development goal is eradicating extreme poverty from the face of the earth. Holding this slogan high, countries across the globe are working to get rid of poverty. Supporters of bilateral aid both international and national nongovernmental o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 24th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia and China on Sunday expressed the hope to lift their cooperation and bilateral relations to a new level. The two sides exchanged views on the issue during a meeting between Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Chen Fengxiang, deputy head of the International Departm...