The AAU 20 Adjourned Again – July 26th Hearing

Twenty Addis Abeba university students who staged demonstration in front of US Embassy in Addis are again adjourned for verdict for 5th time.  Students, opposing the atrocities done by Ethiopian government in Oromia region, Ethiopia, were charged for outrage against the constitution and inciting violence. the students have been detained now for months.  On July […]

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Citizens’ Perception Toward Civil Society: A Public Opinion Survey in Ethiopia

The environment for civil society in Ethiopia is among the most restrictive in the world. The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has overseen a continuous crackdown on opposition, independent media, and civil society. As the EPRDF marks 25 years in power, civil society groups struggle to maintain operations and keep their doors open. […]

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Court Adjourned Omot Agewa et al. , again to Hear Prosecutor Witnesses – July 19th Hearing

Detained since March 2015, Omot Agewa and et.al  ( case of 3 defendants) today couldn’t hear prosecutor witness because their defense lawyer Amha Mekonen was not present at court due to health problem. Court adjured case for  9th hearing.    “Our lawyers Amha Mekonen is sick and hospitalized, we ask court to hear prosecutor witness […]

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