Youth Lead Summer of Oromo Protests in Minnesota

Unicorn Riot by Niko Georgiades & Jenn Schreiter Saint Paul, MN – On June 29, famed Oromo singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa was assassinated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, sparking...

U.S. Senators demand legal rights for Oromo men detained in Ethiopia. Family members in Minnesota worry and wait for charges

Sahan Journal by Sheila Regan Minnesota U.S. Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar have asked the U.S. State Department to put pressure on the government of Ethiopia to release...

Smith, Klobuchar Statements on Detention of Misha Chiri and Jawar Mohammed in Ethiopia

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) released the following statements on the detention of two members of the Oromo community from Minnesota, Misha Chiri and Jawar Mohammed, who are still in...

Senators call for release of Minnesota detainees in Ethiopia amid unrest

By Fox News Leah Beno BLAINE, Minn. (FOX 9) - As the unrest in Ethiopia continues, both Minnesota senators are sending a joint letter to the U.S. Department of State in...

NEWS: JAWAR MOHAMMED TELLS FED. COURT HE IS BEING HELD AT A BASEMENT IN UNMARKED BUILDING; JUDGES GRANT POLICE 14 MORE DAYS

According to defense lawyer Tuuli, during today’s pretrial hearing his client has also complained of being kept in a room where there was no light and without adequate contact with his defense team and visitations from family members as well as mere two visits to rest room per day – in the morning and in the evening.

Prominent Activist Won’t Rule Out Election Challenge to Ethiopia PM

By Reuters ADDIS ABABA - Prominent activist Jawar Mohammed does not rule out challenging his erstwhile ally, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in next year's election, he told Reuters on Friday, after...

Ethiopia: Youth gather at Jawar Mohammed’s house to show support

By Al Jazeera Ethiopia: Youth gather at Jawar Mohammed's house to show support Hundreds of supporters of Oromia Media Network's founder join protest amid reports...

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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.

Day 40 of Hunger Strike

After consistent lobbying efforts by elders and notable personalities, Jawar Mohammed, Bekele Gerba and Hamza Borana have agreed to discontinue the hunger...

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