ADDIS ABABA Prominent Ethiopian activist Jawar Mohammed called for calm on Thursday amid protests that have killed 16 people and are challenging Nobel Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in his political heartland.
ADDIS ABABA, Oct 24 Hundreds of supporters of
prominent Ethiopian activist Jawar Mohammed set up camp around
his house in Addis Ababa on Thursday one day after police fired
gunshots and teargas to break up demonstrations against his
treatment by the government.
WOLISO, Ethiopia They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give up other cultural traditions. This year, they say, they caused a revolution.
ADDIS ABABA Orthodox priests lit a bonfire in the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday evening to mark the eve of Meskel, a festival to mark the finding of the cross of Jesus.