Thursday 13 December 2012 December 12, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia’s Federal High Court has handed out lengthy jail terms against two opposition figures who were convicted of having links with proscribed terrorist group, the Oromo Libration Front (OLF). (...)
Sunday 20 March 2011 March 19, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s biggest opposition party, Medrek, said on Saturday that at least 200 of its supporters and members have been jailed in a crack down over the past ten days.
Arena-Medrek chairman, Gebru Asrat, (...)
Friday 2 September 2011 September 1, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - Two opposition politicians were arrested by Ethiopian authorities after they held meetings with Amnesty International, the human rights group said in a statement on Wednesday.
Bekele Gerba, deputy (...)
Wednesday 7 September 2011 September 5, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - Some 29 terror suspects, which Ethiopian police said have links with banned rebel group the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), have been arrested by the country’s security services.
Among detained, are nine (...)
Wednesday 6 April 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 5, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Tuesday admitted it has carried out a mass arrest of Oromo opposition members and supporters.
Ethiopia say that those arrested are also members of the (...)
Thursday 28 June 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
June 27, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - An Ethiopian court on Wednesday found 24 citizens, including a journalist and some members of political oppositions, guilty under the country’s controversial 2009 terrorism law.
Thursday 5 January 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 4, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian rebel group, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), which has been fighting to gain autonomy for the Oromoia region said it is no longer demanding independence from the Horn of (...)
Sunday 13 November 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 12, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – A court in Ethiopia on Thursday charged 24 people, including opposition politicians and journalists, using the East African country’s controversial anti-terrorism legislation. (...)
Wednesday 14 November 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 13, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – An exiled Eritrean opposition force on Tuesday made fresh calls for public uprising against president Isaias Afeworki’s regime in Asmara.
Chairman of The Red Sea Afar Democratic (...)
Saturday 13 November 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 12, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) - The Ethiopian government has released an undisclosed numbers of Ogaden rebels, according the Somali state in the east of the country.
The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)