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Ethiopian Election: Aaargh! T-TPLF “Wins” Again!

Ethiopian Election: Aaargh! T-TPLF “Wins” Again!

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The T-TPLF has ruled Ethiopia since 1991. Today T-TPLF-ites are dancing in the streets celebrating their crushing “electoral victory”.…

Ethiopia: Onslaught on human rights ahead of elections

Ethiopia: Onslaught on human rights ahead of elections

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The Ethiopian authorities have jailed large numbers of members of legally registered opposition political parties, journalists, bloggers and protesters. They have also used a combination of harassment and repressive legislation to repress independent media and civil society.…

Ethiopia: Quiet election in a nation of 90 million people

Ethiopia: Quiet election in a nation of 90 million people

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On the streets of Ethiopia’s capital, it’s hard to ignore that an election is coming. But banners and blaring songs aside, this is an oddly quiet election in a nation of some 90 million people.…

For most Ethiopians, these elections are a non-event

For most Ethiopians, these elections are a non-event

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The international community must challenge Ethiopia’s oppressive regime by funding local human rights and democracy groups.…

Rights groups said elections in Ethiopia, would not be free or fair

Rights groups said elections in Ethiopia, would not be free or fair

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Rights groups said elections on Sunday in Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous country, would not be free or fair due to a clampdown on freedom of speech.…

Ethiopia Elections 2015 Guide: No Western Observers To Monitor Vote Already Marred By Repression

Ethiopia Elections 2015 Guide: No Western Observers To Monitor Vote Already Marred By Repression

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The European Union said it would sit out on the May 24 polls because Ethiopia had ignored the mission’s recommendations following the last round of elections…

With limited independent press, Ethiopians left voting in the dark

With limited independent press, Ethiopians left voting in the dark

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Ethiopia is the fourth most censored country in the world, according to CPJ. Besides state-run publications, only a handful of privately owned publications remain in the country...…

Obama’s Administration Aiding Repression In Ethiopia

Obama’s Administration Aiding Repression In Ethiopia

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The authorities in Addis have never been tolerant of an open media environment, but the political climate has deteriorated dramatically.…

UN investigates Briton on death row in Ethiopia

UN investigates Briton on death row in Ethiopia

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The detention of a British citizen held on death row in Ethiopia for almost a year is being investigated by the United Nations official responsible for preventing torture.…

Ethiopian Election: “The political space has been closed” Yilekal Getinet

Ethiopian Election: “The political space has been closed” Yilekal Getinet

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"The political space has been closed," said Yilekal Getinet, leader of Semayawi, the "Blue Party" in Ethiopia's Amharic language and one of the main opposition parties.…

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