Ethiopia’s prime minister has vowed to reform the country’s national security laws following years of violent protests.
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.
Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its security by supporting “destructive” groups.
Soldiers in Ethiopia killed nine civilians in the Oromia region on Saturday in what the state media described as an “accidental shooting” on Sunday.
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
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his retirement on Thursday.
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
Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.
The UN’s human rights chief is calling on the Ethiopian government to allow political opposition in the country.
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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