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Police Arrest Woman over Alleged Torture during Liberia Civil War

A woman has been arrested by a police war crimes team on suspicion of torture. The 51-year-old was held in custody over allegations relating to

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Tigray Region Feels Left Behind

Tigray region has a feeling of “left behind” in terms of economic growth and infrastructural facilities, residents told VOA Amharic Service. The government has launched the

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Blue Party Slams Court’s Decision on Yonatan

Blue Party has condemned a prison sentencing of its former members by the Federal High Court, which was passed last week. The Federal High Court

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Ethiopian Federal Court Judge Fired by Council

Leul Gebremariam, the former Federal Higher Court Judge, who had not been in his work for the past eight months, has fired on Thursday by

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Court Sentence Yonatan Tesfaye to 6.5 Years over Facebook Posts

Former opposition spokesperson Yonatan Tesfaye sentenced over Facebook posts criticizing the government’s response to protests. An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and

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Sudan Accuses Egypt of Backing Rebels Ahead of Foreign Minister's Trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan's

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Why Kenya Supported Ethiopian for Top WHO Post

Kenya pitched for Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom to be the next head of the World Health Organisation because he has "connections" with people who have suffered

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Ethiopian activist disrupts WHO assembly to protest Dr. Tedros Adhanom

Ethiopian activist disrupts WHO assembly to protest Dr. Tedros Adhanom

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WHO Prepares to Elect Its Next Leader Behind Closed Doors

The World Health Organization’s member countries will make their choice from three candidates, a short list that was winnowed down from six people who originally

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Ethiopia Slams European Parliament’s Criticism over Human Rights Concerns

The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has downplayed the resolution issued by the European Parliament on Ethiopia that criticized the east African country over human

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Repression and Responses in Russia, Egypt, and Ethiopia

The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries. Civil society organizations worldwide are facing

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Ambassador: Attacks on WHO candidate are defamatory, ‘colonial’

The African Union (AU) delegation to the United Nations came in outspoken numbers to a press briefing yesterday to express unshakable support for the Ethiopian

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