Tag: Oromo Federalist Congress

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Politician Objects Terrorism Charge, Case Adjourns

Dr Merera Gudina, one of the veteran opposition figures in Ethiopia and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has presented preliminary objections to the

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University Students Work to Free Imprisoned Ethiopian Professor

Chocolate and vanilla cupcakes baked by Molly McNamee in her Fairfield University town house probably won’t lead to the release of Bekele Gerba, a professor

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Dr. Merera denied bail by Court

The Federal High court 19th criminal bench has today denied bail to Dr. Merera Gudina, chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). Dr. Merera is

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Free Dr. Merera Gudina

Politically Motivated Charges Against Ethiopian Opposition Leader Three months after Ethiopian security forces arrested opposition leader Dr. Merera Gudina upon his return to Ethiopia, following his

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Ethiopia Charges Prominent Opposition Leaders, Dr. Merera Gudina and others with Terrorism

Dr. Merera Gudina, leading opposition figure in Ethiopia and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has finally been charged with terrorism by Ethiopian prosecutors. Merera

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Ethiopia’s Oromo Leader Facing Terrorism Charges Denied Bail Again

Dr Merera Gudina, leading opposition figure in Ethiopia and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has been denied bail by a court. Gudina is facing

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Dr Merera Denied Bail, Hearing Extended for Another 28 Days

Dr. Merera Gudina, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) was denied bail during his hearing at the Federal High Court Arada Bench on Thursday,

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Oromia region pardoned 10,000 prisoners

Ten thousand prisoners have been pardoned in the restive Oromia region of Ethiopia, the state broadcaster EBC reported on Wednesday evening. The pardon came amid

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Oromo Leader Denies Terrorism Links, Remanded till January 28

Dr Merera Gudina, a leading opposition figure and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has denied charges of terrorist links the Ethiopian government accuses

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Ethiopia defends Detention of Opposition Leader

A prominent Ethiopian opposition leader has been incarcerated for "violating the provisions of the state of emergency” and the matter will be “handled accordingly,” a

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Government, Opposition Tussle Over What Caused Fatal Stumpage

Stampede Reignites Unrest in Oromia Opposition and government officials are tussling over what caused the stampede during Irreecha festival that triggered the death of many people

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Deadly Stampede at Protest During Irrecha Festival in Bishoftu

Dozens of people were crushed to death Sunday in a stampede after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse an anti-government protest that

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