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Who Will Stop the Killing of Muslims and Demolishment of Mosques in Ethiopia

On 2nd June, following Jummah prayers, 3 Muslims were killed by Ethiopian security forces outside the Grand Mosque, Anwar Masjid in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia during a peaceful protest against the authority‚Äôs demolishment of several mosques in the outskirts of the city and plans to destroy more. The police used tear gas and […]

Oppressive Regimes and Corrupt Media Entwined in a Vicious Circle of Tyranny

Ethiopian authorities have detained at least 19 journalists over the last week in what activists said was a “shocking and unprecedented” new crackdown on the press and independent media organisations. The latest wave of arrests began on May 19 when authorities detained at least 11 journalists and media workers in Amhara region and in the […]