Tag Archives: arts & culture

Ethiopian Musicians Charged With Terrorism for ‘Inciting’ Song Lyrics

15 Jul

Screenshot from one of Seena’s viral Afan Oromo ‘resistance songs’ from the group’s YouTube channel.


Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Endalk, GlobalVoice
 
Seven producers and performers of a popular YouTube music video were charged in Ethiopia in late June with terrorism for producing ‘inciting’ audio-visual materials and ‘uploading them on YouTube’.

The group members were arrested in December 2016 and were held in detention without charges until last month.
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Ethiopia races to preserve ‘Africa’s Jerusalem’ – Lalibela’s rock-hewn churches

27 Aug

Archaeologists face a race against time to save 800-year-old structures crumbling away from moisture damage.

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
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