Archive: ECADF Ethiopian News

ESAT’s attribution for Ethiopian activist Gezahegn Nebro, murdered in South Africa

ESAT's attribution for Ethiopian activist Gezahegn Nebro, murdered in South Africa.

Gezahegn Nebro, well known Ethiopian democracy activist murdered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Vision Ethiopia Fifth Conference: Conference Announcement & Final Call for Papers

Vision Ethiopia Fifth Conference

Vision Ethiopia, in collaboration with the Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio Station (ESAT) and civil society groups, is pleased to announce that its fifth conference.

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Canadian Citizen Bashir Makhtal’s Release from Ethiopian Prison and Return to Canada

Amnesty International welcomes the return home today of Canadian Citizen Bashir Makhtal following his release from prison in Ethiopia.

Amnesty International welcomes the return home today of Canadian Citizen Bashir Makhtal following his release from prison in Ethiopia on April 18, where he had been unjustly imprisoned for more than 11 years.

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Nation building in Ethiopia will not be accomplished in a few weeks!

PM Abiy has reached out to many throughout the country.

It is the people who can continue to pressure for reforms, even enabling and empowering Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to accomplish what we want.

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U.S. Department of State: Release of Ethiopia’s 2017 Human Rights Report

U.S. Department of State

The most significant human rights issues included: arbitrary deprivation of life, disappearances, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment by security forces,

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Why I am Hopeful for Ethiopia and Ethiopians (Part II of II)

Protest in Ethiopia's Oromia region.

The people of Wolkait have paid dearly with their lives in asserting their rights and their identity as part and parcel of Gondar and not Tigray.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News April 20, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News April 20, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam and Washington DC, April 20, 2018.

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UN Human Rights Chief to conduct follow-up visit to Ethiopia and African

The United Nations says the U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Sunday begins his second official visit to Ethiopia.

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Denial of Eskinder Nega’s freedom of movement by Ethiopian authorities callous and baseless

Balloons celebrate Eskinder Nega's recent release from prison.

We are appalled by this callous and baseless infringement on Eskinder’s freedom of movement. There is no active court case against Eskinder, and there are no grounds for him to be prevented from leaving the country.

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Ethiopia PM continues national tour with visit to Gondar, Amhara region

PM Abiy Ahmed in Gondar.

Ethiopia Premier Abiy Ahmed on Friday morning arrived in the city of Gondar in the northern Amhara region.

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Ethiopia revokes right of top journalist Eskinder Nega to leave the country

This had been the eighth time that Eskinder had been imprisoned.

Eskinder Nega, an award winning Ethiopian journalist who was jailed for being critical of government has been barred from leaving the country.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News April 19, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News April 19, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam and Washington DC, April 19, 2018.

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Ethiopian Premier Puts Ally in Defense to Address Insecurity

Ethiopia's legislature has elected young and outspoken Abiy Amhed as prime minister,

Ethiopia’s new prime minister named a political ally as defense minister as he seeks to address two years of insecurity that prompted his predecessor’s resignation two months ago.

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Ethiopia’s new prime minister names new cabinet

Mr Abiy Ahmed was speaking at a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa,

Every lawmaker in the 547-seat parliament is from the ruling EPRDF coalition, so the cabinet is expected to be ratified by the assembly.

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Is the new prime minister an agent of real change in Ethiopia?

His Mekele trip seemed as though he was paying homage to TPLF (still the capo) and intended to appease Tigrayans.

Abiy Ahmed's Mekele trip seemed as though he was paying homage to TPLF (still the capo) and intended to appease Tigrayans.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News April 18, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News April 18, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Amsterdam and Washington DC, April 18, 2018.

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Cautionary lessons for Ethiopia from Egypt’s short-lived revolution

Irrecha Massacre of 2016 by TPLF Regime is a day of Infamy for Oromo people

Clearly, Ethiopia’s path to reform is uncertain. Abiy faces enormous challenges. Will he pack his Cabinet with reformists or hardliners?

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Ethiopia: TPLF connected contrabandist from Tigray caught in Gojjam

TPLF connected contrabandist from Tigray caught red-handed in Gojjam.

TPLF connected contrabandist from Tigray caught red-handed in Gojjam, Mertolemariam while attempting to transport parts of disassembled steel bridge.

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Yemen: Detained African Migrants Tortured, Raped

Men and boys from the Horn of Africa detained in Yemen/

Former detainees told Human Rights Watch that guards beat them with steel bars and sticks, whipped them, kicked and punched them, threatened to kill or deport them, sexually assaulted them, and fatally shot at least two men.

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Four Ethiopians killed, over 20 injured in Moyale bomb attack

An armoured military vehicle patrolling a street in Moyale.

Four people on Tuesday were killed and more than 20 hospitalised following a bomb attack on the Ethiopian side of Moyale town.

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