Ethiopia Declares 6 Months State of Emergency

By Al Jazeera, Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following months of often violent anti-government protests, especially in the restive Oromia region. “A state of emergency has been declared because the situation posed a threat against the people of the country,” Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on state-run television on Sunday.

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Unrest in Ethiopia Rattling a Fragile Federation

By The Economist, An outbreak of public protest unprecedented in its duration and spread since the ruling party took power in Ethiopia in 1991 is stirring a rare cocktail of discontent. Demonstrations started in November mainly by members of the Oromo ethnic group, which accounts for about a third of Ethiopia’s 97 million-plus people, have […]

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Ethiopia Security Forces Kill up to 50 Protesters

By Michael Day | for Independent, The violence-torn Horn of Africa is seeing a fresh wave of repression as Ethiopian authorities crack down on protests by the country’s largest ethnic minority. Human rights groups say an attempted land grab by the federal government has seen violence flare in the Oromia region, with up to 50 […]

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The Oromo Protests and Ethiopia’s Political Vulnerabilities

By Hassen Hussein and Mohammed Ademo, At least 40 people have been killed, hundreds wounded, and thousands detained in more than three weeks of uprisings in Ethiopia’s Oromia state, the largest of nine linguistic-based states. The Oromo people make up close to 50 percent of Ethiopia’s population of 100 million. Protesters primarily oppose a draft […]

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Oromo Student Protests Death Toll Reaches 10

By William Davison | for Bloomberg, Ethiopian police killed 10 Oromo students who were demonstrating peacefully over plans to integrate the capital, Addis Ababa, with surrounding towns in Oromia region in the past three weeks, an opposition leader said. High-school and university students from across Ethiopia’s most-populous region are protesting to demand the government shelve […]

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Ethiopian Regime Gunned Down 25 Muslim Protesters

By TesfaNews, More than 25 peaceful Muslim protesters, including one child, have been killed and scores wounded on Friday by government forces marking the beginning of more religious violence and bloodshed in the country. Muslims in the country have been holding peaceful protests and mosque sit-ins for close to two years over the regime’s continued […]

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Who-is-Who Within our Democracy Coated Mahber Andnet Emissaries (II)

By TesfaNews, The anonymous whistle-blower group of Eritreans that sends shock wave within the Ethiopian regime in the past by leaking the entire classified information the regime has in store against the Eritrean people and government to the public has now leaked their second batch of classified information that mainly contains names of those handful unwitting pawns in […]

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