Ethiopia news

Ethiopia: Regime withholds names of arrested corruption suspects

Report of the arrest of “senior” government officials and their cronies is occupying the headlines of the propaganda apparatus of the regime but there has been no official release as to the identities of the individuals…Read more: (

Committee to hold hearing on House resolution on Ethiopia

The House Foreign Affairs Committee announced that it will hold a hearing on Thursday July 27, 2017 on H. Res. 128, a resolution for “supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.”…Read more: (

Family, co-defendants demand court to look into death of political prisoner

Family and co-defendants are demanding a court in Addis Ababa to probe into the death of a political prisoner whom they said was denied food and prompt access to medical care… Read more: (

30 million USD required to assist Ethiopian returnees from Saudi Arabia

An estimated US$30 million is required for post-arrival and reintegration assistance of the most vulnerable Ethiopian returnees from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs… Read more: (

Ethiopia to issue IDs for Rastafarian community

Ethiopia’s foreign ministry said Friday it will issue identification cards to Rastafarians, granting rights to a community that has long complained of living in limbo in their “promised land”…Read more: (

Ethiopia is a dictatorship and the regime knows no bounds: says a congressman

A U.S. congressman says the murder, repression and torture that is perpetrated by the Ethiopian regime is offensive to the American values. Dana Rohrabacher, who represents California’s 48th congressional district said the regime in Ethiopia “arrogantly expects the U.S. to continue good relationships with it and perhaps expect to get some type of aid.”…Read more: (

New York Times journalist says Ethiopia faces dangers due to oppression of majority

New York Times journalist, who worked as the paper’s East Africa Bureau chief for a decade, says the oppression that the majority, especially Amharas and Oromos, suffer under the minority government is a danger for the future of the country…Read more: (

Ethiopia: No big fish in arrest of corruption suspects

Ethiopian authorities brought to court over thirty individuals charged with high level corruption and accused of squandering millions of dollars…Read more: (

door Ine Andreoli Geplaatst in News

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