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Ethiopia declares Emergency amid anti-government protests

In a sharp reaction to the wave of protests against the ruling government in Oromia and Amhara regions of the country, Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the same as he raised concerns about…

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Blogger Seyoum Teshome arrested in Ethiopia amid protests

In another assault on free expression, Ethiopia- a country known as the world’s worst jailer of journalists Ethiopian police has detained a notable blogger Seyoum Teshome few days after deadly protests  in Oromia and Amhara. Teshome has been arrested because…

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Ethiopian Stampede: Dozens killed in Oromia Festival Stampede

In a horrific incident, dozens have been reportedly crushed to death in a stampede after the police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to stop and disperse the anti-government protestors that came together in Oromia festival celebrations. The actual number…