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Ethiopia 'deliberately blocking' U.S. Congress resolution on human rights

Africanews Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with Freedom House An international rights group is accusing the Ethiopian government of literally blackmailing the United States as Congress moves to heighten human rights and political reform calls on Addis...

A CALL TO THE PEOPLE OF ETHIOPIA: WHAT WILL WE LEAVE TO THE NEXT GENERATION - A GIFT OR A CURSE? [Obang Metho]

What will we leave to the next generation—a gift or a curse? This question is critically important; however, it is equally important to know whether or not our—or someone else’s—individual or collective efforts, will produce the desired...

U.S. Congress Should Call Ethiopia’s Bluff (freedomhouse)

Addis Ababa has halted a human rights resolution in the House by threatening to break off security cooperation with the United States. When Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO) addressed a gathering of mostly Ethiopian-origin constituents in late...

Once famine-stricken, Ethiopia has many lessons for a country like India

By Neeraj Kaushal blog In my youth, parents chastened their children if they wasted food by reminding them that millions starved in Ethiopia. Ethiopia was the country stricken with famines. Lakhs died and millions were impoverished during the...

Is Ethiopia a Rwandan genocide in the making? (Teshome M. Borago)

trtworld Ethiopia is slowly sleepwalking into ethnic war. Can it be averted? In 2004, the former Chairman of the Coalition for Unity and Democracy (CUD) party, Hailu Shawul, held a conference in Addis Ababa before the election. In his speech,...

At least eight killed, dozens wounded in protests across Oromia (Addisstandard)

Addis Abeba, Oct. 11/2017 – At least eight people were killed and more than 30 wounded during fresh protests that hit several cities and towns across the Oromia regional state today, according to Addisu Arega Kitessa, head of the Oromia government...

ESAT Special discussion on Abadula resignation

Death To Fascism, Then and Now: How Ethiopia Fought Back Against Mussolini (Okayafrica)

Abel Shifferaw Ethiopians were the first to fight fascism. With right wing nationalism on the rise again we can take a page from their book.  Weeks back, shortly after the horrific display of white supremacist violence that took place...