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Ethiopian Political Prisoners

Ethiopian Suspected Of 'Red Terror' Torture To Go To Trial

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- An Ethiopian immigrant who prosecutors suspect tortured and killed dozens of political prisoners in his home country in the 1970s has decide...

Ethiopian Torture Suspect Arrested In Denver

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Federal agents arrested an Ethiopian immigrant suspected of torturing political prisoners decades ago in his home country, prosecutors ...

Ethiopia: Profiles in Journalistic Courage

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Honor Thy Independent Journalists I often write about the trials and tribulations of Ethiopia's independent journalists, sometimes in tones of la...

The Raw Machismo of Dictatorship

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

It was a remarkable display of raw machismo: "My way or the highway... or jail!" It was a one-man political theatre, a monologue about absolute power,...