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· October, 2015

Stories about Ethiopia from October, 2015

26 October 2015

‘Our Detention Tells a Broader Story About Our Country': Reflections From Ethiopia's Zone9 Bloggers

Advox

"To our incarcerators who gave us those ordeals, even if you are not asking us for forgiveness, here we are."

25 October 2015

The Story of an Ethiopian Girl Who Fought Abduction, and the Lawyers Who Saved Her Life

"Difret" means "courage" in the Amharic language. A new film by that name tells the story of an Ethiopian girl who was kidnapped by men to enforce a "traditional" marriage.

16 October 2015

Ethiopia's Zone9 Bloggers Acquitted of Terror Charges

Advox

Many supporters on Twitter put words like "acquittal", "court" and "judiciary" in quotation marks to emphasize the degree to which the case exposed Ethiopia's failed judicial system.