Ginbot 7

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Why the arrest of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrasment for the West By Martin Plaut, Foreign Policy. Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London’s financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but scattered be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 18th, 2014
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By AFP A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for having links to an outlawed group and for planning attacks, a judge said Friday. The seven members of the blogging collective Zone Nine and three journalists were arrested in Apr...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Jul 11th, 2014
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By Graham Peebles, DissentVoices Faced with a brutal repressive regime, the people of Ethiopia inside the country and within the worldwide diaspora –frustrated, angry and desperate – are considering alloptions to elicit fundamental change in the country. The EPRDF, who seized power from the communist...
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Jul 10th, 2014
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By The Economist ANDARGACHEW TSIGE, an exiled Ethiopian opposition leader with British nationality, could be facing the death penalty after apparently being arrested and sent back to his country of origin while on a trip to the Gulf. While transiting in Yemen on June 23rd, during a journey from Dubai...
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Jul 10th, 2014
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By Martin Plaut Members of the Ethiopian community living in London turned out to show their support for the jailed secretary-general of Ginbot 7, Andargachew Tsige. Today (Tuesday) the British government put out a statement saying that Mr Andargachew was being held in Addis Ababa after being extradi...
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Jul 8th, 2014
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Human Rights Watch An exiled Ethiopian opposition leader unlawfully deported by Yemen back to Ethiopia is at risk of mistreatment including torture, Human Rights Watch said today. Andargachew Tsige is secretary-general of Ginbot 7, a banned Ethiopian opposition organization, and was convicted and sen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 5th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Yemen has extradited a top opposition figure to Ethiopia where in 2009 he was sentenced to death in absentia. Andargachew Tsege, secretary general of Ginbot 7 for justice, freedom and democracy, was abducted from Sana’a Airport on June 23 by Yemeni security officials when...