Ethiopia’s defense minister announced the arrests of the “main instigators” linked to anti-government protests
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News about the struggle for democracy in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is not a functioning democracy. Political violence and extreme poverty remain entrenched challenges. Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles on Africa.
Businesses closed in Ethiopia’s capital to protest a state of emergency declared after prime minister’s resignation
Ethiopia’s Somali region released about 1,500 people from prison, the latest step to ease long-running tensions
The ruling coalition declared a six-month state of emergency to contain mass anti-government protests
Succession race is likely to shape the future course of a country rocked by violent unrest and political instability
The Ethiopian government has released Eskinder Nega and several prominent opposition figures from prison
News from Ethiopia that Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega will be among 746 prisoners released
In Ethiopia, the two organizations signed a new agreement to bolster their collaboration on range of global issues
Too often, however, Black History Month focuses on black men, sidelining black women and diminishing their accomplishments.
2,000 prisoners who were arrested during political unrest in 2015 and 2016 will be released