How Long Can Ethiopia's State of Emergency Last?
It is now eight months into the country's state of emergency, imposed in October 2016 to crush the biggest protests in 25 years. The unrest started in the Oromia region in 2015 when the largest ethnic group, the Oromo, hit the streets demanding more rights. Demonstrations then spread to the Amhara region, home to the second major ethnic group.
Ethiopia: How Long Can State of Emergency Last?
Al Jazeera, 16 May 2017
A decade of development in Ethiopia, one of the world's fastest growing economies, is at risk if the country continues to ban political opposition and muzzle the media, the UN has… Read more »
Nation, 16 May 2017
My three days in Addis Ababa recently felt like a step back in time. As part of my day job, I keep abreast of developments in Ethiopia, so I thought I knew the true extent of the… Read more »
Oromo protests in Ethiopia (file photo).
A government investigation into the worst protests the country has seen in 25 years put the death toll at 669 people, but activists and opposition figures say the fatalities were ... Read more »