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If We Want To Understand African History, We Need To Understand...

AFRICANGLOBE - For much of Ethiopia and its diaspora, Adwa’s significance is every bit as political as it is personal. In the bloodstained landscape that is Ethiopian history, Adwa is known primarily as the site at which the decisive final battle in the First Italo-Ethiopian War was fought. The Battle of Adwa, fought Mar. 1, 1896, was a violent clash between Italian imperial forces and the army of Ethiopia (known then as Abyssinia), composed of citizens who gathered from throughout the country to defend the nation’s sovereignty.

Ethiopians Arrested In Saudi Arabia For Practicing Christianity

AFRICANGLOBE - Saudi Arabia’s notoriously brutal religious police, known as the mutawa, swooped in on a private gathering of at least 53 Ethiopian Christians, shutting down their private prayer, and arresting the peaceful group of foreign workers for merely practicing their faith.

Savage Saudi Arabia Deports 35 Ethiopian Christians for Praying

Saudi Arabia deported 35 Ethiopian Christians last week after incarcerating them for over seven months for praying in advance of the Christmas season in...

Ethiopian Christians Arrested For Praying in Saudi Arabia – Women Cavity...

Thirty five Ethiopian Christians are awaiting deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling,” after police arrested them when they raided a private prayer gathering in Jeddah in mid-December, 2011, Human Rights Watch said today. Of those arrested, 29 were women. They were subjected to arbitrary body cavity searches in custody, three of the Ethiopians told Human Rights Watch.