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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.

Typologies of National-isms in Ethiopia

By Ayele Gelan

Read more...(OPride) – Over the last several weeks, a lot has been said on both sides of the “I am Oromo first” and “I am Ethiopian first” divide. But very little about why people choose those positions.

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