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A lonely Eid for one Borana woman in Chicago

Read more...by Kadiro A. Elemo

(OPride) – “I am a Muslim,” began Halima Qancaro, a distressed Borana woman now in her 70s, two days after she spent the Eid-ul-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan holed up, alone, at a nursing home in uptown Chicago.

Ethiopia: widespread arrests reported after Eid protests

Read more...(OPride) – Hundreds of Muslims were arrested, beaten, and tear-gassed on Thursday following nationwide Eid-al-Fitr protests in Ethiopia, Muslim rights activists said.

Horn of Africa This Week

Read more...Ethiopia on findings of the UN Monitoring group

Dina Mufti, a spokesperson for Ethiopia’s foreign minister, addressed the latest report of the UN Monitoring group on Eritrea and Somalia underscoring Eritrea’s key role in undermining Somalia’s security.

Ethiopia: Scores dead in crackdown on Muslim protesters ahead of Eid

Read more...(OPride) – At least 11 people were killed, several others wounded, and scores arrested on Saturday in a clash between government forces and Muslim activists, eyewitnesses and social media reports said.

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