Written by The Local Sweden`s NEWS in English
After two Swedish journalists claiming they were investigating the presence of the Lundin Group in Ethiopia were found guilty of terror crimes on Wednesday, Swedish investigative journalist Leo Lagercrantz takes a closer look at the Swedish company and foreign minister Carl Bildt‘s involvement with it.
Written by Sudan Tribune
December 20, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – An exiled Muslim organisation, Badar Ethiopia, has called on Ethiopian authorities to immediately release jailed Muslim journalists who published a local magazine on the affairs of country’s MuslimAccording to some Ethiopian opposition websites, the three journalists Ahmed Din Jebel, Akmel Negash, and Ishaq Eshetu were arrested on 16 December.
The monthly Ye Moslimoch Gudai publication is considered as the foremost voice of Muslim society in the dominantly Christian Ethiopia.The magazine is known for publishing critical analysis of the conditions of Muslims in Ethiopia.
There is no any confirmation from government officials over the alleged arrests or why if made but the US based organization, Badar said the arrests is politically motivated. Read more →
Written by VOA /East Africa
Ethiopian young girls waiting to travel to Yemen in Bossaso, the commercial city of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland and the launching pad of the people trying to cross the Gulf of Aden to Yemen. (File Photo)Photo: AP
The International Organization for Migration says it is concerned and fearful about the fate of thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded in deplorable conditions for many months in northern Yemen. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from IOM headquarters in Geneva the organization says it has run out of funds to repatriate the migrants.
For more than one year, the International Organization for Migration has been providing critical humanitarian assistance to thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen who want to return home.
The agency so far, has managed to repatriate more than 6,000 migrants. Thousands more are waiting to return, but the International Organization for Migration says, except for a lucky few, it cannot help them because it has run out of money. Read more →