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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 28, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 28, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 28, 2017.

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More than 10 rights groups endorses House Subcommittee bill on Human Rights in Ethiopia

US Congress

More than 10 Non-Governmental Organizations and Diaspora Groups Welcome Growing Support in Congress for Improved Governance and Human Rights in Ethiopia.

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Smith Resolution on Ethiopian Human Rights Advances From Committee

Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.)

The full House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance a resolution, authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), highlighting the human rights violations of the Ethiopian government.

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Ethiopia: The “Big Man” And the Broken People of Jigjiga

Every day, week or month, young girls and mothers are raped in prisons by official “big shots”. Those who escape the misfortune of detention are sexually exploited and abused in “Qat” chewing saloons (Mafrishes).

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 27, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 27, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 27, 2017.

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Ethiopia: To Achieve Ambitious Goals – We Need to Start with our Basic Rights

Gross violations of human rights are taking place in the Omo Valley, Ethiopia

If fundamental freedoms were upheld, including the essential civil society rights of association, peaceful assembly and expression, then people wouldn’t have been met with mass killings and detentions.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 26, 2017.

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Ethiopia’s Comical ‘Anti-Corruption’ Crackdowns

Addis Ababa Federal Police HQ

In EPRDF’s Ethiopia, where corruption has become the norm and expectation of the political and social life, ordinary citizens receive such news of government anti-graft measures with a mix of cynicism and indifference.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 25, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 25, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 25, 2017.

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Anti-tax increase strike in Ethiopia (ESAT Special Program)

Anti-tax increase strike in Ethiopia

Anti-tax increase strike in Ethiopia hits “Merkato” one of the biggest open-air market in Africa. The strike which started in the Oromia region also spread to cities across Ethiopia.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 24, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 24, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 24, 2017.

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Organ Trafficking and Migrants from Africa

Organ Trafficking and Migrants from Africa

These are innocent Africans seeking freedom and justice, who have trekked across impregnable harsh deserts and environments for months and reached the coast of the Mediterranean only to be confronted by brutal traffickers.

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British (In)Justice: The Persecution by Proxy Prosecution of Ethiopian Dissident Tadesse B. Kersmo

Tadesse B. Kersmo

I began to doubt my fascination with British law when I recently became aware of “terrorism” allegations against Tadesse Biru Kersmo, an Ethiopian dissident living in the U.K.

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Ethiopia forced to withdraw tax hike that resulted in protests

Ethiopia's tax hike protests

Ethiopian authorities have withdrawn a proposed tax hike for small businesses, the Addis Standard news portal has reported.

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For Ethiopia’s Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf

khat farm where she picks the delicate, shiny leaves

More than half of the city’s youth now chew khat, Mr. Shidigaf said. Many gather in khat dens away from prying eyes.

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Anti-tax hike strikes throughout Ethiopia

Anti-tax hike strikes throughout Ethiopia

Opposing unjustified tax increase small business owners throughout Ethiopia including the capital Addis Ababa continues the strike.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 21, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 21, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 21, 2017.

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Ethiopia: Selam Bus garage attacked in Addis Ababa

Selam Bus garage attacked in Addis Ababa

Bomb attack reported at Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) owned Selam Bus Garage in Addis Ababa. According to ESAT News followed by bomb blasts gunfire rings out.

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ESAT DC Ethiopian News: Coverage on Strikes in Ethiopia

Coverage on Strikes in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) in depth coverage on strikes in Ethiopia over tax hikes.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 20, 2017

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News July 20, 2017

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam, July 20, 2017.

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