Democracy, Human Rights and Diaspora Groups Urge Congress to Pass H. Res. 128 on Ethiopia

Ethiopia is at a crossroads.  On Monday, April 2, a new Prime Minister, selected from within the ruling coalition, delivered a speech about planned reforms while the country was under another State of Emergency. At such a juncture, amid mounting pressures, the role of the US, Ethiopia’s longstanding international ally to encourage critically-needed reforms and […]

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Joint civil society letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister-designate on recent arrests of journalists and human rights defenders

Prime Minister-Designate, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali Cc: Abadula Gemeda, Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representative 29 March 2018 Your Excellencies, The undersigned international, regional and national human rights and development organisations write to express our grave concern over the recent arrest of 11 Ethiopian journalists, bloggers and political opposition leaders amid a new crackdown […]

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In a renewed crackdown Ethiopia arrests at least 30 dissents.

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, police arrested 11 activists’, politicians, journalists and bloggers including recently released former opposition leader Andualem Arage and Eskinder Nega from a welcoming party. According to eyewitnesses who participate in the celebration, police came and remove the nation’s old flag that has been displayed at the private gathering. The detainees are […]

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