Ethiopia targets opposition who met with European lawmakers (AP)

Ethiopia targets opposition who met with European lawmakers (AP)

AP January 9,2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia said Monday it will not release a leading opposition figure detained under the country’s state of emergency after meeting with European lawmakers in Belgium. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told reporters that Merara Gudina of the Oromo Federalist Congress party instead will face justice. “Individuals in the […]

Ethiopia : Two election observers killed , says Opposition leader Merara Gudina

May 26,2015 Two elections observers are reportedly killed on Sunday during Ethiopia ‘s general election which is criticized by observers for widespread and gross violations of human rights. Merara Gudina, former political science professor at Addis Ababa University who was dismissed from his professorial tenure a few months before the May 24 election, told ESAT […]

Ethiopian opposition figure downplays reports of job dismissal

Sudan Tribune By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 28, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – An Ethiopian opposition leader on Sunday dismissed reports alleging he has been fired from his job at the government-run Addis Ababa University. Local media outlets reported that the leader of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress, Merara Gudina, who chairs also the coalition of opposition […]

Professor Merara Gudina dismissed from his professorial position at Addis Ababa University

borkena December 27,2014 Merara Gudina, associate professor of Political science in Ethiopia’s oldest institution of higher learning, Addis Ababa University, is reportedly dismissed from his academic professorial position. Citing its sources in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Satellite Television reported that Merra Gudina has not yet received letter of dismissal from the University. ESAT also reported […]