Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia; Norway: Grant Agreement Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403406_text International exchanges - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403406_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Federal Court Imposes Harsh Sentences on Journalists, Opposition Members http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403246_text Human rights - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403246_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Journalists and Politician Sentenced on Terrorism Charges http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402964_text Freedom of speech - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402964_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Government Institutions in Dispute over Right of Foreigners to Practice Law in Ethiopia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402643_text Lawyers and legal services - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402643_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Terrorism Law Drafted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401326_text Terrorism - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members It was reported on June 2, 2009, that the Council of Ministers of Ethiopia had submitted to the House of People's Representatives for approval a draft law on terrorism that seeks to expand the powers of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401326_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Law to Compensate Laid-Off Civil Servants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401322_text Officials and employees - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members It was reported on June 2, 2009, that the Council of Ministers of Ethiopia had submitted to the House of People's Representatives for approval a draft law on terrorism that seeks to expand the powers of It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 03 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401322_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: New Law to Impose Mandatory Health Insurance http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540989_text Workers safety and health - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members It was reported on June 2, 2009, that the Council of Ministers of Ethiopia had submitted to the House of People's Representatives for approval a draft law on terrorism that seeks to expand the powers of It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on February 2, 2009, that health officials of Ethiopia's Federal Government have proposed a new bill that seeks to make health insurance mandatory for anyone with a job. If passed into law, this... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 12 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540989_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: New Law on Nongovernmental Organizations Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540935_text Nongovernmental organizations - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members It was reported on June 2, 2009, that the Council of Ministers of Ethiopia had submitted to the House of People's Representatives for approval a draft law on terrorism that seeks to expand the powers of It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on February 2, 2009, that health officials of Ethiopia's Federal Government have proposed a new bill that seeks to make health insurance mandatory for anyone with a job. If passed into law, this On January 6, 2009, the Ethiopian Parliament passed into law the Proclamation for Registration and Regulation of Charities and Societies, which seeks to regulate activities of non-governmental organizations. The Proclamation establishes an oversight agency and detailed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540935_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Human Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540239_text Human rights - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members It was reported on June 2, 2009, that the Council of Ministers of Ethiopia had submitted to the House of People's Representatives for approval a draft law on terrorism that seeks to expand the powers of It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on February 2, 2009, that health officials of Ethiopia's Federal Government have proposed a new bill that seeks to make health insurance mandatory for anyone with a job. If passed into law, this On January 6, 2009, the Ethiopian Parliament passed into law the Proclamation for Registration and Regulation of Charities and Societies, which seeks to regulate activities of non-governmental organizations. The Proclamation establishes an oversight agency and detailed Mohammed Farah Hassan, an American citizen, has been held in Jijiga, the capital of Somali State in Ethiopia, for over a year. Although the security chief of the region has claimed that Hassan has been sentenced... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540239_text Global Legal Monitor: Ethiopia: Activists Sentenced for Inciting Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205405_text Civil disobedience - On November 1, 2012, Norway and Ethiopia signed an agreement on the Access to Justice Project. Signed by Odd-Ingle Kvalheim, Norway's Ambassador to Ethiopia, and On July 13, 2012, the Ethiopian Federal Court handed down severe sentences, ranging from eight years to life imprisonment, against 20 journalists and opposition figures. (Aaron Maasho, Update 3-Ethiopia Jails Blogger, Reporters, Opposition Figures, REUTERS On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying from 14 years to, in one case, life, on charges of terrorism. They were convicted of taking part in a It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian origin should be allowed to practice law in Ethiopia. (Eden Sahle, Should Diaspora Members It was reported on June 2, 2009, that the Council of Ministers of Ethiopia had submitted to the House of People's Representatives for approval a draft law on terrorism that seeks to expand the powers of It was reported on May 27, 2009, that the Ethiopian House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow for compensating government employees who lose their jobs due to restructuring intended to make government institutions more It was reported on February 2, 2009, that health officials of Ethiopia's Federal Government have proposed a new bill that seeks to make health insurance mandatory for anyone with a job. If passed into law, this On January 6, 2009, the Ethiopian Parliament passed into law the Proclamation for Registration and Regulation of Charities and Societies, which seeks to regulate activities of non-governmental organizations. The Proclamation establishes an oversight agency and detailed Mohammed Farah Hassan, an American citizen, has been held in Jijiga, the capital of Somali State in Ethiopia, for over a year. Although the security chief of the region has claimed that Hassan has been sentenced Two Ethiopian anti-poverty activists were recently convicted and sentenced to twoand-a-half years in prison for inciting violence in connection with the civil unrest that claimed about 190 lives in the aftermath of the Ethiopia's 2005 elections.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205405_text