Five detained – HRW alleges, Gov’t dismisses ‘political motive’

Ethiopian police detained five individuals, including two known opposition personalities, on Wednesday, Sep.14, according to.

Merera Gudina, Gebru Asrat, Beyene Petros, Seeye Abraha, Gizachew Shiferaw, Negasso Gidada
Wikileaks: Opposition leaders: ‘Stop food aid to Ethiopia’ [full text]

A leaked Cable of US Embassy Addis Ababa, dated September 30, 2009 and classified as.

Reality-check: Renaissance dam a fraud? | Ethiopia

There is no explicit reference to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam  in the 5-year Growth.

US State Dept 2010 Human Rights Reports: Ethiopia

The U.S. State Department published its annual Human Rights Practices report last Friday. This report,.

Photo - Negasso Gidada, former president of Ethiopia
Negaso confirms Bertukan Mideksa resignation & abstention from ‘Political activities’

Unity for Democracy and Justice Party (UDJP, a.k.a. Andinet) confirmed Bertukan Mideksa resigned from her.

Mushe Semu replaces Lidetu Ayalew | EDP leadership change[Analysis]

The opposition party Ethiopian Democrats Party (EDP) installed a new leadership last week. In its.

Ethiopia’s web filtering | Beyond the cycle of condemnation and denial

Last March, on the bi-monthly press conference, when the BBC journalist asked Premier Meles Zenawi,.

Andinet/MEDREK, Ginbot 7 allied to disrupt EDP’s London meeting, says Lidetu Ayalew

The President of Ethiopian Democratic Party, Lidetu Ayalew, disclosed the perpetuators of the attempt to.

Photo - Birtukan Mideksa meeting family, friends
Birtukan Mideksa Speaks to the Media

There were claims that Birtukan Mideksa spent a dreadful time in prison. Such claims had.

Image - Petition for Pardon
Comments from Birtukan & Westerners[48Hrs Roundup]

It has been about 48hrs since Birtukan Mideksa’s release from Prison on Pardon. Here are.