Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a new and unique mechanism of the Human Rights Council (HRC) aiming at improving the human rights situation on the ground of all member states. Under this mechanism Ethiopia’s second examination under the UPR happened on May 6, 2014 at UPR’s 19th Session. EHRP strongly believes government of Ethiopia should […]

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Zone 9 bloggers collective, is an informal group of young Ethiopian bloggers working together to create alternative independent narration of the sociopolitical conditions in Ethiopia and thereby foster public discourse that will result the emerging of ideas for the betterment of a nation. The Ethiopian authorities have arrested nine journalists and bloggers (6 Members of […]

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EITI is a global coalition of governments, companies and CSOs working together to improve openness and accountable-management of revenues from natural resources. Ethiopia’s candidacy to join the coalition was rejected by the board of EITI in 2010 because of Ethiopia’s 2009 Civil Society Proclamation (CSP) which limits the role of CSOs in in-country governance related […]

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