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Pittards warns of hit from Ethiopia disruption, lower leather demand

Leather and luxury leather goods maker Pittards

Leather and luxury leather goods maker Pittards has warned that its full year results are likely to be lower due to lower demand in recent months and disruption to its Ethiopian manufacturing operations.

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Ethiopian taxi driver attacked: Hate crimes spike after Trump elected

Hate crimes, harassment incidents spike since Trump election

In Grand Rapids, police said Friday they are investigating an incident in which an immigrant from Ethiopia was beaten several times by a man repeatedly yelling "Trump".

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Ethiopia: Asking Canadians to sign our Petition e-626

Canada urges restraint and respect for human rights in Ethiopia

We Canadians of Ethiopian origin who live coast to coast have recently organized an electronic petition to bring the plight of Ethiopians to the 42nd Canadian Parliament.

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Tell Congress to Support House Resolution 861 on Ethiopia

US Congress

Make a phone call, email or even better, visit your congressional representative to ask them to co-sponsor House Resolution 861 on Ethiopia.

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‘Ethiopia cannot build democracy without vibrant media’

free press in ethiopia

The Ethiopian regime is also known to have arrested and detained bloggers and journalists in the country on charges of inciting violence.

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US issues travel advisory against Ethiopia

The State Department on Friday urged Americans to defer all non-essential travels to Ethiopia due to the unrest.

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Free Mafara Mohamed Laale! (Afar People’s Party)

Free Mafara Mohamed Laale!

The Afar People’s Party (APP) would like to express its concern on incarceration of artist, activist and politician Mrs. Mafara Mohamed Laale on October 4, 2016.

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EAN’s Open Letter to Senator Patrick Leahy on The Application of Leahy Law in Ethiopia

Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on Recent Events in Ethiopia

On behalf of the Ethiopian Advocacy Network (EAN) we would like to express our utmost gratitude for your continued support for democratic governance, respect for rule of law and the promotion of human rights in Ethiopia.

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Irreecha Massacre on Bloody Sunday

Our town of Bishoftu has been turned into a scene of blood bath.

EAN believes that the responsibility for the loss of life, injury, and disappearances fully and firmly sits at the door of the TPLF led brutal minority regime.

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Open letter to Her Excellency President Park Geun-hye

President Park Geun-hye

It is imperative that the government of South Korea inadvertently supply the funds to the Ethiopian regime to purchase the tools of repression from North Korea.

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The International Community in Ethiopia is Wrong

The International Community can do much more to protect Ethiopian journalists and freedom of speech

The International Community can do much more to protect Ethiopian journalists and freedom of speech.

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Condolences and Solidarity message to Bishoftu Massacre

Afar People’s Party

Many heroic Ethiopians have been killed, prisoned, tortured and driven from their homes because they merely voiced their grievances.

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Our thoughts are with the victims of “Bishoftu Massacer” 

Our thoughts are with the victims of “Bishoftu Massacer” 

We are especially saddened that the government is denying its forces ever shot at the people. To gain sympathy from the public for its actions.

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Ethiopia: More than 150 Dead after Security Forces Fire into Crowd

More than 150 Dead after Security Forces Fire into Crowd

The deaths in Bishoftu occurred because security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition at a crowd of over a million people celebrating a religious occasion.

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ESAT Weekly Ethiopian News Digest October 1, 2016

ESAT Weekly Ethiopian News Digest October 1, 2016

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) Weekly Ethiopian News Digest from Amsterdam and Washington DC, October 1, 2016.

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Ethiopian-Israelis seek US intervention against Ethiopian government

Ethiopian-Israelis seek US intervention against Ethiopian government

According to protestors the decision to picket the US Embassy in Tel Aviv and not the Ethiopian Embassy is because they believe that only the US government can influence Ethiopian government.

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Ethiopian woman found barely breathing in south Lebanon dumpster

Policemen patrol the coastal highway of the southern city of Sidon

An Ethiopian woman who appeared as though she was left for dead was discovered Sunday in a dumpster near Lebanon's southern coastal city of Sidon.

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Ethiopia Olympic protester Feyisa Lilesa arrives in US

Mr Feyisa is being described by some as the bravest Olympian at the Rio Games for his anti-government protest

Ethiopia's Olympic marathon silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa has arrived in the United States nearly three weeks after he made headlines by crossing his hands above his head as he finished the race in Rio.

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Groups Urge UN Human Rights Council Over Ethiopia Protests

Groups Urge UN Human Rights Council Over Ethiopia Protests

More than a dozen rights groups have written to the U.N. Human Rights Council urging an immediate halt to "excessive" use of force by Ethiopian security forces.

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Ethiopia: 23 Die in Disputed Circumstances at Addis Ababa Prison

Ethiopian activists demand news of jailed leaders after fire guts prison

But local media is reporting that prisoners were actually shot by guards and that the sound of gunfire was heard at the prison during the time of the fire.

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