Amharic Speaking Ethiopians are persecuted in Ethiopia : admitted Deputy Prime Minister

August 25,2015 Barely a week after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalege officially spoke against what he described as “racism” and “narrow nationalism” as reported by the Amharic Service of the Voice of America, Deputy prime minister Demeke Mekonnen came to the open to admit that Amharic speaking Ethiopians are persecuted in the Benshangul and Gambella regions […]

Ethiopia : Court set some political prisoners free

Ethiopia : Court set some political prisoners free

August 20,2015 19th Criminal bench of Lideta set five political prisoners free earlier today, reported Negere Ethiopia – locally published newspaper. Court ruled that Habtamu Ayalew,Daniel Shibeshi, Abraha Desta, Yeshiwas Assefa and Abraham Solomon be released from prison with immediate effect. First defendant Zelalem Worqagegnehu is to be charged under a different section of Ethiopia’s […]

British police allegedly captured TPLF man with £5 million cash at Gatwick airport

August 18,2015 A person who is said to be member of Tigray Peoples Liberation Front -the heavyweight in the ruling coalition of Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front ( EPRDF)- is allegedly captured by British police at Gatwick airport for illegal act-according to Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) report. According to the report, the unnamed person is […]

Ethiopia stowaway gets to Sweden in airliner’s hold

BBC Published on August 14,2014 An Ethiopian man hoping to get asylum in Sweden has been found in the hold of an airliner after a flight from Addis Ababa to Stockholm. He was handed over to Swedish police after a medical check at Arlanda airport. His health is said to be good. The hold of […]