Tag Archive for: Crisis in Ethiopia

‘Ethiopia to welcome mediation of Turkey with Sudan’

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Anadolu Agency | 'War is not an agenda. If mediation is offered by Turkey, Ethiopia will appreciate it,' says Foreign Ministry spokesperson ANKARA If offered, Ethiopia would appreciate the Turkish government's mediation on the recent border…

Ethiopia hires lobbying help amid dual threats from Egypt, human rights critics

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Foreign Lobby | Ethiopia has hired a new lobbying firm for outreach to Congress and the Joe Biden administration as the country battles a diplomatic crisis with Egypt and ethnic strife at home. The Ethiopian Embassy in Washington signed a…

Finding a Path to Peace in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region War has devastated Ethiopia’s northernmost region.

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International Crisis Group | Pending comprehensive national dialogue, Addis Ababa should ease Tigray’s immediate predicament, engaging elements of the authorities it unseated to govern the area and ensure that aid reaches the millions in need.…

Ethiopia’s secret war in Tigray region: Ethnic killings, rapes, near-starvation reported

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Fox News | If the fighting doesn't end soon, an American woman with family in the region said, "we'll be left without families" Many women have "conclusively and without a doubt" been raped in the Tigray region, home to Ethiopia’s secretive…

When black lives don’t seem to matter

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The Spectator | A man is filmed dying under a policeman’s knee in Minneapolis. Riots break out, statues are toppled and the Western world erupts with civil unrest. More than 50,000 people are massacred, tortured and raped, leaving orphaned…

Ethiopia: Concern grows over health of jailed political leaders

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Al Jazeera | Several Ethiopian opposition figures charged with ‘terrorism’ last year began a hunger strike in late January, Concerns are growing about the health of several imprisoned Ethiopian opposition figures who launched a hunger strike…

Ethiopia: Journalist attacked and threatened with death

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International Federation of Journalists | Ethiopian freelance journalist Lucy Kassa was attacked at her home in Addis Ababa on 8 February by three unidentified armed men in plain clothes who threatened to kill her for her reporting. The International…

Ethiopia Confirms Rapes ‘Without a Doubt’ in Tigray Conflict – AP

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Associated Press | CARA ANNA | A senior Ethiopian official says rape has occurred “conclusively and without a doubt” in the country's embattled Tigray region. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rape has occurred “conclusively and without a doubt”…

S&P joins Fitch in downgrade of Ethiopia on potential debt restructuring

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(Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings on Friday downgraded Ethiopia’s long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings to ‘B-’ from ‘B’ on potential debt restructuring, announcing the move days after Fitch Ratings downgraded…

Ethiopian Journalist Attacked in Her Home, Questioned on Tigray Connections

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VOA | Freelance journalist Lucy Kassa was working on a story at her home in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday morning when she heard a knock at the door. "I opened and there were three men. They knocked me down and they entered the…