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 […]

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 […]

Renewed government repression in Nekemte and Alemaya

(borkena) Bekele Nagaa, secretary of Oromo Federalist Congress,to VOA Amharic Service that government security forces embarked on renewed crackdown in Nekemte, Alemaya, Arsi Negele and other towns in Oromigna speaking parts of Ethiopia. A resident of Nekemte town anonymously spoke to Solomon Kifle, VOA Amharic reporter,regarding the development.. According to his testimonial, Nekemte is like […]