Ethiopia

Ethiopian pastor pays the penalty for speaking out

A year ago today, Ethiopian security forces arrested Pastor Omot Agwa and six colleagues at Addis Ababa’s Bole Airport on their way to a food security workshop and took them to the notorious Maekelawi police station, where torture is routine.

Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”

Kurt Langbein, director of a documentary film, “Land Grabbing“ visits the scenes of land grabs and talks to farmers, local communities and to the investors behind the schemes. The injustice of this destructive “development” model could not be clearer.