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ETHIOPIA MAMAYE: Ethiopia arrests Muslim leaders after unrest in Addis

ETHIOPIA MAMAYE: Ethiopia arrests Muslim leaders after unrest in Addis | HumanRight | Scoop.it

July 20 (Bloomberg) -- Ethiopian police yesterday arrested an unspecified number of Muslim leaders involved in last week’s unrest in the capital, Addis Ababa, Communications Minister Bereket Simon said.


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People of Ethiopia by Steven Goethals

People of Ethiopia by Steven Goethals | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Ethiopia's population is highly diverse. Most of its people speak a Semitic or Cushitic language. The Oromo, Amhara, and Tigreans make up more than three-fourths of the population, but there are more than 80 different ethnic groups within Ethiopia.
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ETHIOPIA MAMAYE: An Ethiopian court has jailed three opposition politicians for life and a journalist for 18 years. They were among 20 out of 24 defendants c

ETHIOPIA MAMAYE: An Ethiopian court has jailed three opposition politicians for life and a journalist for 18 years. They were among 20 out of 24 defendants c | HumanRight | Scoop.it

An Ethiopian court has jailed three opposition politicians for life and a journalist for 18 years. They were among 20 out of 24 defendants convicted of "terrorism" in June. The sentences of the other four are pending.

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ETHIOPIA MAMAYE: There is no Law and Courts in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA MAMAYE: There is no Law and Courts in Ethiopia | HumanRight | Scoop.it

Malcolm X

You know how Meles Zenawi has made the courts in Ethiopia a mockery of justice. And according to Dr. Berhanu, there is no law and courts as we know it. There is only one person who is the law and the court in Ethiopia. And that is dictator Zenawi, says Dr. Berhanu. Ethiopians have lost all respect to the courts. He further added that even the Westerners have come to understand that Zenawi is just playing with the courts using them as his weapon of repression. For that matter, Dr. Berhanu concluded that the law and the courts can be considered dead and buried.

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Ethiopian refugee builds new life for self, others | SomalilandPress.com - Somali News in English

Ethiopian refugee builds new life for self, others | SomalilandPress.com - Somali News in English | HumanRight | Scoop.it

According to Human Rights Watch, Ethiopian security forces responded with “excessive force,” and at least 47 students died. Eyewitnesses reported that security forces fired live ammunition at unarmed students and beat women and children.

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CIA takes over as Ethiopian regime crumbles: analyst – MALEDA TIMES

CIA takes over as Ethiopian regime crumbles: analyst – MALEDA TIMES | HumanRight | Scoop.it

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is turning more and more to the CIA for making his government’s critical decisions as the foundation of his regime crumbles, a political analyst says.

In an article published on Tuesday, independent journalist Thomas C. Mountain said that the isolation surrounding Meles Zenawi grows almost by the day as he faces “more insurgencies, an ongoing economic crisis and calls for regime change from the religious community”.


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Rumors are circulating about the death of Meles Zenawi

Rumors are circulating about the death of Meles Zenawi | HumanRight | Scoop.it
There is a rumor circulating around about the death of Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi. No one is able to independently verify this rumor yet. We will wait until we get confirmation from our ESAT and other reliable network media.
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Ethiopian blogger given 18 years

Ethiopian blogger given 18 years | HumanRight | Scoop.it
A prominent Ethiopian journalist and blogger is jailed for 18 years for violating Ethiopia's controversial anti-terrorism legislation.
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Next time I travel to Ethiopia, I may be arrested as a terrorist

Next time I travel to Ethiopia, I may be arrested as a terrorist | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Next time I travel to Ethiopia, I may be arrested as a terrorist. Why? Because I have published articles about Ethiopian politics. I wrote a policy report on Ethiopia’s difficulties with federalism.
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