Thursday 3 July 2008
July 2, 2008 (ADDIS ABABA) — Concerned with what they call "the ever diminishing political space" in Ethiopia, four opposition political parties and two notable personalities have joined forces to form the "Forum for Democratic Dialogue (...)
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, (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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). (...)
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