Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Lawyer says Ethiopia’s political prisoners are victims of kangaroo courts, unjust laws

ESAT News (August 16, 2017) The legal director of an international advocacy group has said that Ethiopia’s political prisoners like journalist Eskinder Nega and Andualem Aragie are not terrorists but victims of “kangaroo courts” and unjust laws designed to criminalize fundamental rights. Kate Barth, Legal Director of Freedom Now and international advocate for Eskinder Nega and Andualem Aragie, told ESAT ...

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Ethiopia: Travel ban imposed on high level officials: ESAT sources

ESAT News (August 15, 2017) A travel ban has been imposed on high level TPLF officials, family members and accomplices suspected of embezzlement as part of the ongoing campaign against corruption in Ethiopia which critics say has so far targeted small-time scoundrels and left top TPLF officials who are widely accused of pocketing millions of dollars untouchable. ESAT has obtained ...

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Amb. Girma Birru may not return home due to allegations of corruption: sources

ESAT News (August 14, 2017) Ethiopia called five ambassadors but its special envoy, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the United States, Girma Birru may not return home at a time when the regime is cracking down on corruption and arresting officials suspected of high level embezzlement, according to ESAT’s sources who allege that the ambassador has a stake in a ...

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ESAT EthioScope Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas 04 April 2017

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Ethiopia: one killed, 18 injured in a grenade attack in Gondar

  ESAT News (January 11, 2017) Police said one person was killed and 18 others wounded after a grenade was thrown on Tuesday into the Entasol Hotel in Gondar town. Eyewitnesses say the deceased was a student at the University of Gondar. Police put the number of injured at 18 but witnesses told ESAT the victims were 2 wait staff ...

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Ethiopia: MP calls EU to end complicity with a brutal regime

ESAT News (December 15, 2016) A member of the European Parliament called for the European Union to end its complicity with the Ethiopian regime that kills peaceful protesters and jails journalists and political opponents. Ana Maria Gomes made an impassioned plea to members of the European Union to end their silence over the crimes perpetrated by the regime. Mrs. Gomes ...

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