Sunday 11 November 2012 November 10, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - A US religious freedom group has called on Ethiopian authorities to stop what it said was an emerging religious freedom violations against Muslim minorities in the Horn of Africa.
The US Commission on (...)
Sunday 12 August 2012 August 10, 2012 (NAIROBI) - The authorities in Ethiopia must stop their crackdown on press coverage of Muslim protests in the capital Addis Ababa and allow Muslim news outlets freely report without fear, a press freedom advocacy group (...)
Sunday 11 November 2012 November 10, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s presidential assistant, Nafe Ali Nafe, has claimed that the government is in possession of documents proving that opposition parties are against the implementation of Islamic Shaira laws and trying (...)
Friday 22 February 2013 February 20, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian authorities have banned three civic organisations, accusing the NGOs of engaging in activities that break 2009’s Charities and Societies Proclamation law.
The Ethiopian government alleged (...)
Saturday 25 February 2012 February 24, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of Sudan’s mainstream Islamic Salafi faction, Ansar al-Suna, has accused the government of waging an increasingly hostile campaign against their creed under the influence of rival religious (...)
Friday 1 February 2013 January 31, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The head of the Al-Wasat Islamic party, Youssef al-Koda, on Thursday joined the controversial New Dawn charter signed earlier this month in Uganda by Sudanese opposition parties and rebel groups battling (...)
Saturday 8 March 2014 March 7, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs has denounced the annual US world report on human rights conditions, religious freedoms and human trafficking, accusing it of citing unknown sources in order to reflect a (...)
Saturday 18 August 2012 August 17, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan President, Salva Kiir this week urged Muslims all over the young country not to use Islam to advance their political agenda, but instead join members of other religious denominations in efforts to (...)
Wednesday 17 July 2013 July 16, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Authorities in Addis Ababa have arrested dozens of members and supporters of the Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) party, an Ethiopian opposition group, locally known as Andnet.
The arrests were made (...)
Tuesday 24 April 2012 April 23, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The secretary-general of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Yasir Arman, has blamed “racist” statements of Sudan’s President Omer Al-Bashir for encouraging a mob of fundamentalist (...)
Why justice must be served to save South Sudan2014-04-15 06:05:07 By Amb Joseph Ayok Anei
April 14, 2014 - In May 1981 a Muslim called Ali Agca attempted to assassinate His Holiness Pope John Paul II. However, after his recovery, the Pope not only prayed for (...)