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State lawmakers call for release of Minnesotan in Ethiopian jail

MPR by Riham Feshir A group of Minnesota state senators is calling on federal officials to help release a Minnesotan imprisoned in Ethiopia. Jawar Mohammed, who...

Ethiopia: Concern grows over health of jailed political leaders

AlJazeera By Zecharias Zelalem 13 Feb 2021 Concerns are growing about the health of several imprisoned Ethiopian opposition figures who launched a hunger strike some two weeks ago, with protests...

Day 6 of Hunger Strike

Unlawfully detained Oromo political party leaders are on a hunger strike in Kaliti Federal Prison. 1) Bekele Gerba2) Jawar Mohammed3) Hamza Borana4) Shamsudin Taha et al ...

The war in Tigray is a result of Ethiopia’s mismanaged transition

By Jawar Mohammed November 29, 2020 The myriad political problems facing Ethiopia cannot be resolved through a war. To prevent further mayhem, the international community and regional players should...

IN-DEPTH: HOW ETHIOPIA’S TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY DERAILED: REFLECTIONS

Addis Standard by Jawar Mohammed Introduction Addis Abeba, October 28/2020 – For the last half century or more, there has been a continuous struggle to establish a...

OPED: Justice, not repression, will break Ethiopia’s waves of violence

Amnesty International by Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International's Director for East and Southern Africa After Mr. Abiy Ahmed became Prime Minister of Ethiopia in 2018, his government opened space for...

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed loses his shine

Politico by Simon Marks ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Last fall, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia stood in Oslo’s City Hall to receive the Nobel Peace Prize and a...

Manni Murtii Obbo Jawaar Mohaammad fa’i gara mana amala sirreessaatti akka dabarfaman ajaje

BBC Afaan Oromoo by Maheder Haileselassie Tadese Manni murtii Olaanaa Federaalaa himata namoota galmee Obbo Jawaar mohaammad fa'a jalatti himataman dubbisuuf Fulbaana 21 tti beellama dabarse. Guyyaa har'aa manni...

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With her husband a political prisoner in Ethiopia, Minnesota woman fears the worst

Star Tribune by Faiza Mahamud   Arfasse Gemeda is worried about whether she will see her husband again.

10 Armored Cars escort to Kaliti

Jawar Mohammed, Bekele Gerba, and Hamza Borana have been transferred back to Kaliti prison escorted by 10 armored cars. They were admitted...

Jailed Ethiopian opposition leaders to end hunger strike

JOHANNESBURG — Attorneys for four jailed Ethiopian opposition figures say they will end their hunger strike on Monday after 39 days.

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