Ethiopian authorities warn of terrorist attacks - Ethiopia arrested individuals it said had links to OLF leaders in Eritrea
FROM THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES- - -
November 14, 2008
Security Alert – Great Ethiopian Run
The U.S. Embassy is issuing this warden message to inform American citizens that in light of the Government of Ethiopia’s warning of an unspecified terrorist threat concern in Ethiopia, as detailed in a Warden Message dated November 6, the Embassy has ordered all Embassy American staff and their family members not to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run, scheduled for November 23 in Addis Ababa. Private American citizens are likewise advised to avoid the event. This precautionary measure is in keeping with the Embassy’s advice that Americans avoid public gatherings and public places.
From Ethiopia Watch November 14, 2008 - excerpt:
Ethiopia arrested individuals it said had links to OLF leaders in Eritrea
November 7, 2008 (ADDIS ABABA) — Ethiopia on Friday said that an extremist group leader who is responsible for a number of terror attacks is killed by local people in the Western Oromia region of Wollega Zone. Read more ...