Police fire tear gas at protesters during state funeral for Ethiopia's Grand Dam engineer : IN PICTURES

Police fire tear gas at protesters during state funeral for Ethiopia’s Grand Dam engineer : IN PICTURES

Police fire tear gas at protesters during state funeral for Ethiopia’s Grand Dam engineer Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN) — Police fired tear gas Sunday at demonstrators in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, where... Read more »
Ethiopia moves to lift state of emergency two months early as tensions ease

Ethiopia moves to lift state of emergency two months early as tensions ease

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s government... Read more »
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Memorandum No. 5: PM Abiy Institutionalizing the Rule of Law and Deinstitutionalizing the Rule of Men and Lifting the State of Emergency in Ethiopia

Memorandum No. 5: PM Abiy Institutionalizing the Rule of Law and Deinstitutionalizing the Rule of Men and Lifting the State of Emergency in Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed … Security forces wearing uniforms and caps (inaudible). Their job is to prevent people from fighting (breach of the peace). [The inability of the security forces] to perform professionally may... Read more »
Ethiopia: 1,107 detained under state of emergency

Ethiopia: 1,107 detained under state of emergency

State-affiliated media says 1,107 people have been arrested for violating the state of emergency decree announced last month. (Al Jazeera)―Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 1,100 people since the country declared a state... Read more »