Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five top officials,... Read more »
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TPLF accuses Ethiopian government of ethnic crackdown

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A powerful party in Ethiopia’s government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown – an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at... Read more »
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Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Head of Army Firm in Crackdown on Security Services

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day... Read more »
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Ethiopia arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration launched a crackdown this week... Read more »
Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights senior researcher for Horn of Africa, Felix Horne , said Kenya should end its silence and speak up against Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent. In his op-ed published on Kenya’s weekly, The... Read more »