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 (...)
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, (...)
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). (...)
Wednesday 10 November 2010 November 9, 2010 (LONDON) – The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) leadership has called for collective opposition to stop to what it termed it as “one man rule” of the Ethiopian government led by Meles Zenawi.
Speaking at a workshop organized (...)
Saturday 12 February 2011 February 11, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), the armed wing of the OLF rebel group has claimed it has killed the head of a government intelligence group in the country’s Oromoya region.
According to the group’s (...)
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), (...)
Sunday 17 October 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 16, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) — The Western Somali Democratic Party (WSDP) called on the country’s rebels to stop insurgency and join the peaceful political process of the country.
The group, from the ethnic Somali (...)
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 (...)
Monday 22 August 2011 August 19, 2011 (PARIS) - An Ethiopian rebel group, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) wrote a protest letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, denying any involvement in the alleged bomb plot at an African Union Summit (...)
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.
The Invasion of Abyei: two years of more agony 2013-05-20 05:39:13 By Luka Biong Deng
May 19, 2013 - On 21st May 2013, the people of Abyei have spent two years of more agony and they will remember again the sad memories of how their lives and livelihoods were (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom2013-05-04 10:53:49 Human Rights Watch
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom
Newspapers, Other Media Censored, Confiscated, Shut Down
MAY 3, 2013
(Nairobi) – Sudan should immediately stop censoring (...)
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom2013-05-03 03:23:16 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the (...)