Ethiopia: High ranking officials banned from leaving the country — ESAT

ESAT News (October 20, 2016) High ranking government officials are not allowed to leave the country without the authorization of the command post that was set up to enforce the state of emergency declared in Ethiopia a week ago, sources disclosed to ESAT. The ban was not included in the details of the emergency…

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1,600 detained under state of emergency in Ethiopia — Ethiopian News Forum

The Ethiopian authorities have detained 1,600 people as they try to boost security under the state of emergency, a government minister has told the BBC.A statement, quoted by state-affiliated FBC website, lists arrests in the Oromia and Amhara regions, which have recently seen massive demonstrations.This is in addition to Monday’s arrests of 1,000 people near…

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Ethiopian-Israeli demand US intervention in the ongoing Ethiopian government’s mass killings —

[Eliyahu Kamisher, Jerusalem] – Over 250 Ethiopian decent gathered in front of the US embassy on Monday the 20th of September 2016 in hopes of urging the US government to stop supporting the Ethiopian government, which they contend is oppressive and anti-democratic. “The United States must condemn the murders of Ethiopian citizens,” protestor Endalamaw Hailei told the…

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Ethiopian-Israeli demand US intervention in the ongoing Ethiopian government’s mass killings —

[Eliyahu Kamisher, Jerusalem] – Over 250 Ethiopian decent gathered in front of the US embassy on Monday the 20th of September 2016 in hopes of urging the US government to stop supporting the Ethiopian government, which they contend is oppressive and anti-democratic. “The United States must condemn the murders of Ethiopian citizens,” protestor Endalamaw Hailei told the…

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With future uncertain, Oromo Olympian visits Minnesota — Bilisummaa

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/09/21/oromo-olympianFeyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia stands on the podium during the medal ceremony after winning silver in the men’s marathon in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Ezra Shaw | Getty Images Ethiopian Olympic marathoner Feyisa Lilesa hasn’t returned home since protesting the Ethiopian government during the Rio games last month. Lilesa is a…

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