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Ethiopia: Witness – the Price of Mass Surveillance

March 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

[HRW]Abeba, a 31-year-old Muslim woman who worked for a local government branch of Ethiopia's youth and sports office, was at work when Ethiopian security officials detained her and took her to a military camp.

Henn. County to let inmates wear hijabs

March 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Inmates can wear a jail-issued hijab, the Muslim headscarf, or other religious headwear as long as there's no threat to safety and security, Sheriff Rich Stanek said Thursday. The jail also will issue yarmulkes and kufi hats.

A lonely Eid for one Borana woman in Chicago

August 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

by Kadiro A. Elemo (OPride) – “I am a Muslim,” began Halima Qancaro , a distressed Borana woman now in her 70s, two days after she spent the Eid-ul-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan holed up, alone, at a nursing home in uptown Chicago.

Ethiopia: widespread arrests reported after Eid protests

August 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

(OPride) – Hundreds arrested, beaten, and tear gassed Thursday morning following nationwide Eid day protests, Muslim rights activists said.

Ethiopia: Scores dead in crackdown on Muslim protesters ahead of Eid

August 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

(OPride) – At least 11 people were killed, several others wounded, and scores arrested on Saturday in a clash between government forces and Muslim activists, eyewitnesses and social media reports said.

Man in Muslim female garb picture was off-duty St. Paul cop, Target says

February 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A man seen in a photograph dressed as a female Muslim Target employee worked as an off-duty police officer at a St. Paul store, a Target Corp

Man dressed as female Muslim Target employee is St. Paul cop, police say

February 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A man seen in a photograph dressed as a female Muslim Target employee is a St. Paul police officer who worked off-duty at a St

Escalating conflict with Muslims could spur more troubles for Ethiopia

May 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

by OPride Staff The Ethiopian government warned Muslim activists not to congregate at the Awolia School,

Standoff in Ethiopia degenerates into violence

April 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

OPride Staff Reporter At least four people died yesterday and about eight wounded when Ethiopian security forces fired shots at Muslim activists in the Asasa town of Oromia.

Muslim Activism and the Ethiopian State: Accommodation or Repression?

March 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

By Jawar Mohammed* Various narratives are being presented to explain the growing standoff between Muslim activists and the current Ethiopian regime. The activists accuse the state of discrimination and meddling in the internal activities of their faith by imposing an imported religious doctrine

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