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Ethiopia: Scores dead in crackdown on Muslim protesters ahead of Eid

Read more...(OPride) – At least 11 people were killed, several others wounded, and scores arrested on Saturday in a clash between government forces and Muslim activists, eyewitnesses and social media reports said.

Typologies of National-isms in Ethiopia

By Ayele Gelan

Read more...(OPride) – Over the last several weeks, a lot has been said on both sides of the “I am Oromo first” and “I am Ethiopian first” divide. But very little about why people choose those positions.

Horn of Africa This Week

Read more... Eskinder Nega’s Letter from Ethiopian Gulag

Jailed journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega wrote a letter condemning the complacency of the U.S. government on press freedom and human rights violations in Ethiopia from his cell in Kaliti, a notorious prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.

Hachalu, Abush, Jambo, and Nugusu coming to America

Read more...(OPride) - Four star Oromo artists – Hachalu Hundesa, Jambo Jote, Abush Zeleke, and Nugusu Tamirat – are scheduled to embark on their first multi-state tour across North America, the sponsors said.

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