Tag: Human Rights In Ethiopia

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Turning angers into useful outcomes

It has been more than ten days since my article entitled “The Necessity of Cultural Reform: Working with time, not against” has been posted on

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Ethiopia dismisses UN’s demand to allow international observers to investigate killing of protesters

Ethopia has dismissed a plea from the United Nations that it allow international observers to investigate the killing of protesters by security forces during a

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UN calls for probe into killing of Ethiopian protesters

Ninety deaths in Oromia and Amhara regions must be investigated by international observers, UN human rights chief says. The UN human rights chief has urged Ethiopia

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U.S. Senators Condemn Abuses In Ethiopia

A US Senate Committee has given initial approval to a Senate resolution calling on the White House to review American assistance to Ethiopia, amid concerns

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Is Ethiopia still running a 'torture chamber' from the past?

In Piassa, an area many consider to be the heart of Addis Abeba, rests the Ethiopian Federal Police Force Central Bureau of Criminal Investigation, otherwise

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Critics Say Ethiopia Stifles Dissent While Giving Impression Of Tolerance

The Oromo Federalist Congress, an opposition party in Ethiopia, represents the largest ethnic group in the country, the Oromo. Yet its office in the capital Addis

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U.N. rights investigators want Eritrean leaders tried for crimes against humanity

U.N. rights investigators accused Eritrean leaders of crimes against humanity including torture, rape and murder on Wednesday and called on the Security Council to impose

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Detainees in Ethiopia beaten and forced to appear before court inadequately dressed

Authorities in Ethiopia should immediately stop the ill treatment of political opposition members and human rights defenders who were beaten in detention and then forced

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UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Refused To Ask For Andargachew Tsege's Release

UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has refused to ask the Ethiopian government to release a kidnapped Brit who is on death row and may be

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Norway Will Co-Chair Human Rights and Democracy Sub Group in Ethiopia With EU

Through this role, Norway is actively engaged in human rights and democracy issues in Ethiopia As of November 2013, the European Union has assumed the role

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Prisoners of conscience in Ethiopia

Although Ethiopia has its first new prime minister in 17 years - so far, the government has failed to right a long history of wrongs.

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Human rights in Ethiopia

According to surveys in 2003 by the National Committee on Traditional Practices in Ethiopia, marriage by abduction accounts for 69% of the nation's marriages, with

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