Dec 13th, 2012
By William Davison Ethiopia’s Federal High Court sentenced two senior Oromo politicians to as much as 13 years in prison after their convictions on charges of inciting a secessionist rebellion. Bekele Gerba, deputy chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement was sentenced to 8 yea...
Jul 28th, 2012
By William Davison With arms raised and wrists crossed, silent Muslim worshippers surrounding the largest mosque in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, again today peacefully protested what they call a violent government response to legitimate demands. The act of civil disobedience from Muslims, w...