Ethiopia is preparing for national and regional parliamentary elections on Monday, though voting has been delayed in 110 out of 547 constituencies due to violence and logistical problems. Some opposition parties are boycotting the elections
"The continued detention of some of Ethiopia’s most popular opposition leaders, particularly in Oromia, the country’s biggest and most populous region, has eliminated [PM Abiy Ahmed's] main challengers from the vote" tomorrow."
#Sudan calls for international sanctions against #Ethiopia
He pledged unity. But now PM hopes to tighten grip on war-torn Ethiopia
Statement delivered under AOB to the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) on the Current Situation in Northern Ethiopia
I am humbled by the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. My deepest gratitude to all committed and working for peace. This award is for Ethiopia and the African continent. We shall prosper in peace!
This week's trending rights tweets: Myanmar's "battle field" when only security forces have guns, a massacre and humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region, ten years of repression since Syria's protests, stopping hate crimes toward Asian-Americans.
#BREAKING US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken condemns 'ethnic cleansing' in Ethiopia's Tigray
Just spoke to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia. His Country needs Ventilators, and the U.S. is in good position to help him. We will!