Athletes united, but rival fans show Ethiopia’s divides

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Ethiopian supporters are the loudest in the stadium at the track…

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister-Elect Abiy Ahmed to be sworn in on April 2

ADDIS ABABA  – Ethiopia’s prime minister-elect Abiye Ahmed will be sworn in on Monday, its parliament…

Feyisa Lilesa: Ethiopia’s Olympic protester hopes to compete for his country

Ethiopian Olympic marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa still hopes to compete for his country – despite being…

Will the death of 700 peaceful protesters in one day at the Irrecha Religious Festival shake Ethiopians to stand together to bring peace and justice to all?

By Obang Metho We in the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) are deeply shocked…

Speak Out or Die: Feyisa Lilesa can’t quit fighting Ethiopian Government

By Sarah Barker Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa knows he can’t quit, and there’s a sort of…

Statement from Feyisa Lilesa on Ethiopian prime minister’s comments to FP

Washington, DC — I saw what the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told Foreign Policy website…

Feyissa Lilesa: A man whose actions and ideals inspire us to embrace all Ethiopians as our people

OPINIONS Human rights work might be compared to preparing for a long race— like a marathon—…

Feyisa Lilesa: “I am not seeking asylum in the US”

For Feyisa Lilesa, the Oromo marathoner who won a silver medal for Ethiopia at the Rio…

Ethiopian Paralympic athlete Tamiru Demisse in new finishing line protest against oppressive regime

1500m runner echoes protest of fellow countryman Feyisa Lilesa, who has now fled to the US.…