Politics of Ethiopia

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2014
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By Glyn Moody, TechDirt One of the most disturbing aspects of Edward Snowden’s leaks is that they reveal the total surveillance state, where the authorities monitor everything, and know everything, is no mere abstraction. Where before such a vision was the domain of tinfoil-wearing, conspiracy ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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  Why Europeans should care about Ethiopia’s repression of journalists By Alison Bethel McKenzie With European elections looming and a host of crises here at home dominating the political debate, there is the risk that challenges abroad – including Ethiopia’s disturbing treatment of journa...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 26th, 2014
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HRLHA Urgent Action March 26, 2014 Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) would like to express its deep concern over the safety and fates of Shakiso High School Oromo Students who became victims of discriminate mass arrest and detention in Shakiso Town of Guji Zone in southern Oromia. Aro...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2014
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THE Ethiopian government is preparing to further strengthen its anti-gay laws this week, with a bill to make homosexual acts a non-pardonable offence. The country’s Council of Ministers has already endorsed the bill, which would add homosexual acts to a list of non-pardonable offences including corru...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2014
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By Jonas Clinton As the most educated Ethiopian immigrants migrate to North America looking for economical opportunities, it has been suggested, and most will end up being stalwart of customer service jobs such as driving taxis and ultimately shutter an Ethiopian dream of being useful to their home c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 8th, 2014
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Facing inequality, poverty and domestic violence, Ethiopian women are aspiring for a better future, as millions around the world as marking the International Women’s Day. “I support my family. I pay school fees for my sisters and brothers. I am also married,” Elzabeth Beyene, 21, a ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 27th, 2014
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Ethiopian Minister for Women, Children and Youth Affairs has claimed that a series of pro-gay tweets sent from her Twitter account after Uganda further criminalized homosexuality were posted by a hacker. ‘There is no place for hate, discrimination in my beloved Africa. It’s not Government’s business ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2014
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By WND Amid all the reports of spying on Americans by the U.S. government, through the National Security Agency, FBI and others, the complaint filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of a man identified only by the pseudonym of Mr. Kidane takes allegations to a whole new level. The comp...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2014
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Below is a press release from the African Rights Monitor: Geneva, The Ethiopian Army and Secret Service continue to track refugees from Ogaden in East African countries, the last incident occurring yesterday. Guri’el Cnrtal Somalia District Commissioner Mr. Isma’il Isse Nur “Taardhu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 21st, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Several Ethiopians living abroad are accusing their home government of using sophisticated computer spyware to hack into their computers and monitor their private communications. One Washington area man has filed a federal suit against the Ethiopian government, and another has filed a co...