Issued October 21, 2016 A PROPOSAL OF OROMO DEMOCRATIC FRONT Our Common Future: A Proposal INTRODUCTION Ethiopia stands at a crossroads, once again. But this time the prospects facing it are much more starkly contrasting than during past instances of change. If it is put on one course of … [Read More...]

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Ethiopia announces new curbs as part of state of emergency measures

Reuters - Ethiopia imposed curbs on its opposition, travel restrictions on diplomats, and a dusk-to-dawn curfew around major projects in new measures announced on Sunday that follow the declaration of a six-month, nationwide state of emergency. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared the … [Read More...]

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EU official Federica Mogherini speaks with Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn

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US Department of State on Ethiopia’s Declared State of Emergency

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Ethiopia – The State of Emergency or Abduction of Power by the Prime Minister

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