Tag Archives: Ethiopia state of emergency

17 April 18

Ethiopia: PM vows to reform national security laws

Ethiopia’s prime minister has vowed to reform the country’s national security laws following years of violent protests.

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06 April 18

Ethiopia: 11 politicians, journalists released once again

Eleven politicians, journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia have been released after being arrested last month for violating the country’s state of emergency, one of their lawyers has said.

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19 March 18

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of destabilising security

Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its security by supporting “destructive” groups.

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13 March 18

Ethiopian soldiers kill 9 civilians in ‘accidental shooting’

Soldiers in Ethiopia killed nine civilians in the Oromia region on Saturday in what the state media described as an “accidental shooting” on Sunday.

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22 February 18

Hailemariam Desalegn’s resignation won’t stop unrest in Ethiopia

Last week, Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his resignation, following years of political unrest and violent protests in the country. It was a surprise move in which the PM took responsibility for failing to deal with Ethiopia’s political divisions more
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19 February 18

Ethiopia declares another state of emergency after PM quits

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his retirement on Thursday.

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30 July 17

What will Ethiopia be like after state of emergency?

Last week, Ethiopia voted to lift the state of emergency that had been in place since October last year. The status was held in place for a period of ten months after the initial six-month spell was extended and civil
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29 July 17

Ethiopia ends state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.

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05 May 17

UN calls on Ethiopia to allow opposition

The UN’s human rights chief is calling on the Ethiopian government to allow political opposition in the country.

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28 February 17

How long will Ethiopia’s state of emergency suppress dissent?

On February 2, Ethiopia’s communications minister told the Financial Times that the country’s state of emergency had succeeded in suppressing nationwide anti-government protests.

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