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Suspended Turkish-Ethiopian Athlete Sues IAAF for Technical Mistakes in Doping Tests

A suspended Turkish-Ethiopian athlete has sued the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for technical lapses during the analysis of her urine samples. Elvan Abeylegesse reportedly filed a suit against the IAAF at the Monaco administrative court on Wednesday. The Read more ›

Ethiopia Accused of Extra-Judicial Killings and Widespread Human Rights Abuses During Oromia Protests

An Ethiopian rights group on Monday accused the government of mass human rights abuses during the recently ended protests in the Oromia region. A report by the Human Rights Council (HRC) alleges that Ethiopian security forces carried out over 100 Read more ›

Ethiopia Ordered to Pay $150,000 Compensation to Girl Abducted and Raped 15 Years Ago

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights has ordered the Ethiopian government to pay $150,000 in compensation to a woman, who was raped 15 years ago. According to international human rights group Equality Now, Woineshet Zebene Negash was just Read more ›

Ethiopia’s 2015 Tokyo Marathon Winner Endeshaw Negesse Fails Doping Test

Ethiopia’s Endeshaw Negesse has reportedly failed a doping test. The 2015 Tokyo Marathon winner is one of nine Ethiopian athletes under investigation for doping after testing positive for banned substances. Negesse, 27, reportedly tested positive for performance enhancement drug meldonium Read more ›

9 Ethiopian Athletes Under Investigation for Doping After Failing Tests

Ethiopia’s Anti-Doping Agency has announced that nine athletes are being investigated for doping after they tested positive for banned substances. Solomon Meaza, the general secretary of Ethiopia’s anti-doping agency, said five of the nine runners under investigation are high-profile athletes. Read more ›