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Ethiopia: Government cancels a peaceful protest called by oppositions in the capital city

A Forum for Democratic Dialogue in Ethiopia (Medrek) and Blue party denied to hold a public rally in the capital city. Both parties called a peaceful demonstration for the coming Saturday, December 26,2015 against the government security officials action in the past two weeks in Oromia state. However, according to the government affiliated radio station […]

መድረክ ታህሳስ 17 ሰላማዊ ሰልፍ ለማድረግ ያስገባው የእውቅና ጥያቄ ተቀባይነት አለማግኘቱ ተገለፀ

አዲስ አበባ፣ ታህሳስ 12፣ 2008 (ኤፍ.ቢ.ሲ) የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ አንድነት /መድረክ/ ታህሳስ 17 ቀን 2008 ዓ.ም ሰላማዊ ሰልፍ ለማድረግ አስገብቶት የነበረው የእውቅና ጥያቄ ተቀባይነት አለማግኘቱን የአዲስ አበባ ከተማ አስተዳደር ከንቲባ ጽህፈት ቤት አስታወቀ። –

Ethiopia arrests journalist after channel reports on protests

Nairobi, December 22, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in Ethiopia to release news anchor Fikadu Mirkana. Fikadu, who works for the state-run broadcaster Oromia Radio and TV, was arrested at his Addis Ababa home on Saturday morning, according to news reports. CPJ could not determine the reason for Fikadu’s arrest. It comes […]