(AP) The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have ''a heroic welcome,'' a government spokesman said Monday. But it was not clear whether the runner would go … [Read More...]

Ethiopia’s Lilesa makes protest gesture at marathon finish

Reuters - Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa held his arms over his head, wrists crossed, as he finished second at the Olympic marathon on Sunday in a gesture of support for members of his Oromo tribe who have been protesting at government plans to reallocate farmland. Plans to allocate land surrounding … [Read More...]

ኢዴፓ ከሚያወጣቸው ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫዎች ጋር በተያያዘ የመንግስት ሚዲያዎች የሚያወጡትን የተዛባ ዜና አወገዘ

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The Gonder Protest: What Made the Impossible Possible?

By Felege Asrat In this first  article, I will try to address the very essence of the popular Gonder mass uprising. In my next article,  I will address its wider implications on Ethiopian politics,  followed by how ANDM was  sucked into the mass … [Read More...]

Ethiopian police detain journalists reporting on drought, escort them back to capital

Ethiopian police on August 8, 2016, detained three journalists reporting on the effects of a severe drought in the country before escorting them back to Addis Ababa with a warning not to work outside the capital, the Foreign Correspondents' … [Read More...]

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