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It has been over eight months since the Ethiopian security forces arrested the opposition leader Professor Merera Gudina upon his return to Ethiopia, following his participation in a hearing at the European parliament about the crisis in his home country, on basis of r...

December 5, 2016

On Wednesday November 30, Ethiopian security forces arrested opposition Professor Merera Gudina upon his return to Ethiopia, following his participation in a hearing at the European parliament about the crisis in his home country, on basis of rendering support to terro...

October 27, 2016

Seyoum Teshome, an outspoken university lecturer who has been quoted frequently by foreign media outlets about the anti-government protests, was detained on Wedensday  at his home in Woliso town in the Oromia region, Associated Press reports. 

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IN REMEMBRANCE

Liu Xiaobo – the Quiet, Determined Teller of China’s Inconvenient Truths

 

China’s most famous dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has died in custody at age 61. The cause was liver cancer. His death, confirmed on July 13 by Chinese justice authorities  in the northeastern city of Shenyang, comes more than two weeks after prison authorities announced he was being moved to a hospital for treatment, news that was followed by pleas from around the world to allow him to travel abroad for care.

Dissident, Liu Xiaobo, won Nobel the Peace Prize in 2010 for ‘long and non-violent struggle’ for human rights. Illustration: Henry Wong