THE United States Attorney’s Office has obtained an arrest warrant in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the Ethiopian embassy gunman, Solomon Tadess Gebre Silasse. The security attache, who dramatically shot at peaceful protesters at the Ethiopian embassy, fled to Ethiopia to escape prosecution.
Bill Miller, Public Information Officer at U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, told this reporter that the office obtained the arrest warrant after it filed criminal charges of assault with intent to kill while armed in connection with a shooting incident on September 29 at the Embassy of Ethiopia. “The charge carries a statutory maximum of 30 years,” he said. Continue reading US Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Ethiopian Embassy Gunman→
SOUTH Sudan President Salva Kiir has claimed that he and former vice president turned rebel leader Dr Riek Machar signed a peace deal Friday in Addis Ababa to avoid threats of arrest by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn.
SOMALI Federal Parliament in their Saturday session discussed the mass arrests and the brutal crackdown on Somalis in Kenya in general by Kenyan police and in particularly the detention of Consular of Somali Embassy in Nairobi Mr. Siyad Mohamud Shire who have been held in custody for more than 5 hours.
Kenyan security forces especially anti-terrorism police unit have entered to Shire’s house in Nairobi without permission and then took the chief Protocol and unknown number of people who have been in the house of the diplomat to the police station where the consular has been held for more than 5 hours before he was released by the Somali Ambassador in Kenya Mohamed Ali Amerika. Continue reading Somalia and Kenya in Diplomatic Row→