Tough Times for Ethiopia's Civil Society

The targeting of civil society and restrictions on free speech fit a pattern which shows that over the past two decades the space for political opposition has been steadily constricted and civil liberties taken away, a new report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace shows.

  • Ethiopia:   Civil Society Getting Squeezed

    VOA, 14 June 2017

    From an internet shutdown to convictions of journalists and opposition members, Ethiopia’s civil society has felt like it's under attack in recent weeks. Read more »


Several hundred opposition protesters gathered in northern town of Gondar to call on the government to stop exploiting the anti-terrorism law and release those imprisoned using the law.

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