Sidama nationalist leaders released on 50,000 birr bail

Sidama nationalist leaders released on 50,000 birr bail

borkenaAugust 16, 2019 Hawassa City High Court first criminal bench released on Friday leaders of radicalized ethnic Sidama nationalist youth (Ejeto) leaders on a 50,000 Ethiopian Birr bail. Among the nine suspects to be released on bail are executives of Sidama Media Network (SMN) Getahun Deguye, his deputy Tariku Lemma and Belay Balgoda who is […]

At least four killed in Wuchale after clash between police and youth

At least four killed in Wuchale after clash between police and youth

borkenaAugust 16, 2019 At least four people were reportedly killed in the historic town of Wuchale, South Wollo Zone, in north-central Ethiopia.  And several people sustained gunshot wounds. According to a report by DW Amharic, it happened on Thursday following a clash between police and youth group in the town. Eyewitnesses in the town told […]

Mesenbet Assefa elaborates on Ethiopianism and the contribution of Oromo

Mesenbet Assefa elaborates on Ethiopianism and the contribution of Oromo

borkenaAugust 16, 2019 Although ethnic-nationalism appears to be mightier, due to all-out government support, Ethiopian nationalism is well and alive, says Dr. Mesenbet Assefa. He teaches international relation at Addis Ababa University. He also elaborated on the contribution of Oromo in the making of Ethiopian nationalism. He also touched upon other issues like Amhara Nationalism […]

Ethiopia has not done enough to curb violence against Ethiopian migrants, says HRW

Ethiopia has not done enough to curb violence against Ethiopian migrants, says HRW

borkenaAugust 15, 2019 Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report on Thursday regarding the abuse of Ethiopian migrants abused in the migration route. In a report entitled “Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route: Trafficking, Exploitation, Torture, Abusive Prison Conditions,” Ethiopian migrants who cross the Red Sea or the Gulf of Aden experience torture and exploitation.   […]

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