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Ethiopia’s child brides see marriage as key to jobs abroad, says thinktank  By David Smith in Hara, The Guardian  July 21, 2014

Up a bumpy, winding dirt track in the mountains of northern Ethiopia, past two bulls chewing pasture and a rondavel built from sticks and cow dung, is the…

How do you solve a problem like Ethiopia? Why the arrest of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrasment for the West  By Martin Plaut, Foreign Policy  July 20, 2014

Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London’s financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but…

Hailemariam Desalegn caught plagiarizing again  July 17, 2014  by Abebe Gellaw

Hailemariam Desalegn caught plagiarizing again July 17, 2014 by Abebe Gellaw

TPLF’s puppet Hailemariam Desalegn is probably the most incompetent and incoherent “leader” in the entire history of Ethiopia. His incompetence, shallowness and lack of originality is exposed whenever…

Ethiopia: Drop Case Against Bloggers, Journalists – Human Rights Watch

(Nairobi, July 19, 2014) – The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country’s deeply…

Ethiopian bloggers and journalists charged with terrorism

Ethiopian bloggers and journalists charged with terrorism

Seven bloggers for Zone Nine website and three journalists accused of plotting ‘to destabilise nation’ for having ties with outlawed Ginbot 7 group   Agence France-Presse in Addis…

Ethiopia: UK Aid Should Respect Rights :- Human Right Watch – Abugidainfo

Ethiopia: UK Aid Should Respect Rights :- Human Right Watch – Abugidainfo

(London) – A UK High Court ruling allowing judicial review of the UK aid agency’s compliance with its own human rights policies in Ethiopia is an important step…

Ethiopian Princess Hirut dies aged 84 By Ethiopia Observer July 15, 2014

Ethiopian Princess Hirut dies aged 84 By Ethiopia Observer July 15, 2014

Princess Hirut Desta (also known as Princess Ruth Desta) was the daughter of Ras Desta Damtew and Princess Tenagnework Haile Selassie, and granddaughter of Emperor Haile Selassie. She…

Special Issue of Democracia from EPRP (Democratic).

Special Issue of Democracia from EPRP (Democratic).

  click here to read full article issue No. 2…

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Follow Friday: @courtneyr and @pressfreedom, fighting for Greste and others – Crikey

Follow Friday: @courtneyr and @pressfreedom, fighting for Greste and others When an Egyptian court convicted Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed this week on…

CPJ – East Africa Records High Exodus Rates of Journalists – AllAfrica.com

CPJ – East Africa Records High Exodus Rates of Journalists – AllAfrica.com

Addis Ababa — As the globe marks World Refugee Day on Thursday, an international press freedom group, said that the number of journalists from East African countries fleeing…

Ethiopia: Journalist Reeyot Alemu wins 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World … – Nazret.com (blog)

Paris, 16 April – Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu is the winner of the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Ms Alemu was recommended by an independent…

Ethiopia ‘blocks’ Al Jazeera websites – Aljazeera.com

Al Jazeera’s English and Arabic websites are reported to have been blocked in Ethiopia, raising fresh fears that the government is continuing its efforts to silence the…

Ethiopia: Journalism under anti-terrorism law – Aljazeera.com

When the Paris-based media watchdog group, Reporters Without Borders released its annual Press Freedom Index, few were surprised that Ethiopia had dropped 11 places to 137. …

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Russia Looks Ahead to a Post-Assad Syria

— Russia backtracked Friday on comments about Syria made by a key official only a day earlier.  On Thursday, Russia’s state-run…

Russia Opens New Investigation into Opposition Leader

— Russia has opened a new financial investigation into allegations against a prominent leader of the political opposition.  The announcement of…

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