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A Rare Victory for Ethiopia’s Victims

Former Government Official Convicted in Dutch Court for 1970s Killings Felix Horne Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa@felixhorne1 The many victims of the brutal communist military dictatorship that ruled Ethiopia from 1974 to 1991,...

ESAT documentary, Eskinder Nega

U of T professor uncovers churches carved out of rock in Ethiopia

Carving churches out of rock using only a hammer and chisel may seem extraordinary to us, but for those living in rural areas of Ethiopia, it’s simply an expression of faith. “It’s hard work … literally,” says University of Toronto...

Amazing poem at Taytu Cultural [By Bereket Belayneh - Video]

ITALIAN COURT VERDICT ON THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GRAZIANI MAUSOLEUM

An Italian court has issued an appropriate verdict on the officials responsible for the establishment of a mausoleum for the Fascist criminal typically known as “the butcher of Ethiopia”, Rodolfo Graziani, at an Italian town called Affile....

Dutch prosecutors demand life for Ethiopian war crimes suspect

By Afp In a rare move, Dutch prosecutors Wednesday called for a Dutch-Ethiopian national to be jailed for life for “an atrocious campaign” of war crimes during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” in the 1970s. “The gravity...

Dutch court to open Ethiopia 'Red Terror' war crimes trial (Daily Mail)

 The Red Terror Martyrs’ Museum opened in Addis Ababa in 2010 to honour those killed in the 1977-78 campaign of state terror by former dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam A Dutch-Ethiopian national goes on trial in The Hague on Monday...

Dutchman put on trial for Ethiopian war crimes in 1970s (Reuters)

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch citizen will go on trial in the Netherlands next Monday on charges he committed war crimes in Ethiopia in the 1970s. The 63-year-old Dutchman, who was born in Ethiopia, is accused of the incarceration, torture...