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Child malnutrition reaches grim levels after Ethiopia drought

Malnutrition in Ethiopia, May 2016

One of the worst droughts in decades has pushed more than 10 million Ethiopians into dire need of food aid for survival.

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Ethiopia: Activist charged after anti-govt Facebook posts

Yonatan Tesfaye charged after anti-govt Facebook posts

Yonatan Tesfaye was until recently the Blue Party's spokesman and comes from a generation of young activists determined to challenge the authoritarian Ethiopian regime.

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Ethiopia: Where Economic Progress and Human Rights Clash

Ethiopian government control of the national media

Ethiopia's devastating drought has only pushed human rights concerns further to the margins as the country pleads for foreign aid.

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Ethiopia: Stranded Ethiopians Rescued From Middle East Horror

Stranded Ethiopians Rescued From Middle East Horror

In the past month, a total of 1 220 stranded Ethiopian migrants have been evacuated back to their country from the war-torn Syria.

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Who Embarrassingly Failed? Ato Hailemariam Desalegn or Members of Academia?

Hailemariam Desalegn

Lecturing on national consensus and transformation was adding salt to injury to the people of Ethiopia.

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San Jose’s Ethiopian Community Objects to a Conference

Ethiopian American Council logo

The EAC is also calling on all members of the San Jose Ethiopian community to boycott the meeting should it eventually take place.

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The New Ethiopian Army (1943)

The New Ethiopian Army (1943), British Pathé's video.

The New Ethiopian Army (1943), British Pathé's video.

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Ethiopia: Hadush Kidanu faces human trafficking charges in Malta

human trafficking charges

Hadush Abayu Kidanu, 58 of Ethiopia, had fled the Maltese islands as he awaited trial by jury. He was apprehended in Switzerland last November.

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Getachew Shiferaw – The Price of Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia

The Federal Police arrested Getachew Shiferaw.

Getachew has spent more than four months in Maekelawi detention center, out of it he has been in dark room for two months and 18 days.

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Ethiopia: Police fired at the relatives of murdered man

Police fired at the relatives of murdered man

The relatives of Leykun Eshetu who have been murdered in Addis Ababa went to the police station to ask police the murder investigation process, the police response was surprisingly unexpected they just start firing live bullets to scare and disperse the relatives of the young man who traveled to Ethiopia from Holland and murdered in cold blood.

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