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Ethiopia: Rights watchdog says human rights landscape transformed in 2018

ESAT News (January 18, 2019) The Human Rights Watch said the human rights situation in Ethiopia has transformed for the better after a new Prime Minister was installed last April. “After years of widespread protests against government policies, and brutal security force repression, the human rights landscape transformed in 2018 after Abiy Ahmed became prime minister in April,” said the ...

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    ESAT Addis Abeba Tigrigna News – Jan 18, 2019

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      Ethiopia: OLF denounces ‘airstrikes’ as govt denies any such attack

      by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 18, 2019) The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) says government forces had carried out airstrikes in the western Oromo region as the government insisted no such attack took place. In a statement issued today in response to a briefing yesterday by the office of government spokesperson that denies any airstrikes took place in western Ethiopia, ...

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        ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Jan 18, 2019

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          ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromoo Jimaata – Jan 18, 2019

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            Ethiopia: Police seize thousands of illegal weapons, amos, cash

            ESAT News (January 17, 2019) The Addis Ababa Police Commission said it has seized over 2,000 weapons, about 55,000 amos as well as thousands of cash in the last six months of crackdown against scoundrels. The statement by the capital police commission said 2,383 various types of weapons and 55,615 ammunitions have been seized in a joint operation with the ...

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              Ethiopia: Spy agency expunges list of 3,000 people hitherto not allowed to leave or enter country

              by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 17, 2019) Of the total 7,000 people blacklisted by former spy chiefs with the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), 3,000 of them have been expunged from the list by new bosses at Ethiopia’s spy agency. Those in the list were not allowed to leave or enter the country, and would face arrest and ...

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                ESAT Addis Abeba Tigrigna News – Jan 17, 2019

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                  ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Jan 17, 2019

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                    ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromoo Kamisa – Jan 17, 2019

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