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Ethiopia abstains UN online freedom resolution

Ethiopia has refrained from voting on the United Nations online freedom resolution, which reaffirms internet access as a human right and condemns any country which disrupts internet access of citizens in violation of this international human right.

Bibi’s visit, the Arabs and the geopolitical dynamics

Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, paid an official state visit to Ethiopia in an attempt to strengthen the relationship between the two countries. Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and the visiting Israeli Prime Minister discussed bilateral and regional issues.

Ethiopia, et al ready to send troops to South Sudan

Ethiopia has revealed its readiness for a hard-hitting measure to enforce peace in South Sudan days after an Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) communiqué demanded revisions on the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to establish an intervention brigade.

HR Council condemns recent demolishment of houses

The Human Right Council (HRC), the only non-governmental human rights activist group in Ethiopia, in its latest statement, has condemned the recent measures taken by the Addis Ababa City Administration to demolish what it (the city) called illegal houses and settlements in different sub cities across the capital on basis that the measure has violated the basic human rights of citizens.

Greetings from Tel Aviv

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn announced his government’s willingness to support Israel’s desire to restore its observatory status at the African Union (AU).