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The Swiss government granted asylum to Co-pilot Hailemedhin Abera

The Switzerland government has granted asylum to the Ethiopian co-pilot who seized control of the Boeing 767-300 on 17 February 2014 and flew it to Geneva, according Ethiopian attorney who closely following the case. The Ethiopian government has pushed the Swiss government to extradite the Co-pilot Hailemedhin Aberaby labeling him as a “traitor”. The regime […]

Mr. Obang Metho’s Acceptance Speech

“The Journey to a New Vision for Ethiopia”  At the 22nd SEED Annual Award ceremony May 25, 2014 Washington DC I would like to deeply thank distinguished members of the Society of Ethiopians Established in Diaspora (SEED) and my fellows’ citizens of Ethiopia for this recognition. I am both humbled and honored to be here […]

Medrek Party Holds Demonstration in Addis Ethiopian

    Federal Democratic Unity Forum (Medrek Party) holds a demonstration in Addis today.   In the demonstration, the party’s supporters have travelled from Genfile river bridge via India embassy and Adwa bridge to Yeka subcity woreda 08’s special location called tabot maderia. The demonstrators have aired slogans like; Let EPRDF open its door for […]

Ethiopia’s rare mountain lions

A German conservation group is compensating local farmers in Ethiopia’s Kafa region,whose lifestock is often seized by rare mountain lions. In return, the farmers are helping protect the big cats. Project goal: documenting and protecting the lions of Kafa (among the very few African lions not living in a savannah region), preserving the rich biodiversity […]

Renewed crackdown on press freedom and political dissent in Ethiopia

Ana Gomes Member of the European Parliament Catherine Ashton EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs / Vice – President of the European Commission Brussels, 06 May 2014 Subject: Renewed crackdown on press freedom and political dissent in Ethiopia Dear Madam High Representative, Recently, Ethiopian authorities arrested six bloggers and three journalists and charged them with […]

”Resistance……. Because if we fight we might lose but if we don’t fight we’ve already lost”!!

It is now our duty to carry on the work those heroes who died for justice, freedom, equality and peace throughout Ethiopia. These great people have done their share. It is we the living who must now do our own share to make sure they do not die in vain and to make sure that […]

”we should join our hands and say enough”!!

Democratic Change in Ethiopia Support organization Norway held a Demonstration against the repressive TPLF Regime to condemn the mass killing of Oromo students in Ethiopia. The demonstration took place in the capital city of Norway center on 8 May2014 from 15:00 hr till 17:30. The aim of the demonstration was to condemn action of Ethiopian […]


Oromo community from different places in Europe protests against The Ethiopian regime  (EPRDF) TPLF SECURITY FORCES on master plan of city expansion around Finnfine and killing oromo students non violent citizen in Ethiopia on 9th May 2014 in Oslo Norway An Oromo community rallies at the Oslo Norway to raise awareness for the recent clashes […]

To the Ethiopian people, this is now a call to all of us, to not lose our focus

To the Ethiopian people, this is now a call to all of us, to not lose our focus. That means we must refuse to feed on these ethnic or religious problems or we will helped them achieve their goal. Do not be tricked into hating your neighbors–whom we are to love– in order to keep […]

Ethiopia: UN Review Should Condemn Media Crackdown

Activists, Journalists Persecuted Under Draconian Laws May 5, 2014, Geneva(HR) – United Nations member countries should call on Ethiopia to stop targeting activists and the media under draconian laws. The UN Human Rights Council will review Ethiopia’s human rights record under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) procedure on May 6, 2014. A Human Rights Watch […]