Zeway Prison Administration said “they do not know” the whereabouts of Jounalist Temesegen Dessalegn

December 14/2016 It has been seven days since Zeway prison administration announced that journalist Temesgen Dessalegn is not in their custody. His family members now has spent a more than a week without knowing the whereabouts of the known journalist. Fithe newspaper’s ( now defect) journalist and editor Temesgen Dessalegn was charged and sentenced three years […]

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Ethiopia- Government’s Brutal Response to Amhara Region Protesters

ETHIOPIA HUMAN RIGHTS PROJECT·MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016 ( Translated from Amharic) Following the July arrest and detention of representatives of the Wolqait Amhara Identity Committee in Gonder by the government’s Antiterrorism Taskforce, protests erupted in many areas of the Amhara region. The first of these protests took place on August 1st in Gonder town in […]

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Ethiopia Human Rights Project has signed an open letter to Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, asking him to reconsider his refusal to call for Ethiopia to return British national Andy Tsege to the UK.

Ethiopia Human Rights Project has signed an open letter to Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, asking him to reconsider his refusal to call for Ethiopia to return British national Andy Tsege to the UK. The letter, co-signed by Reprieve, Article 19, Fair Trial, and Redress, is a response to Johnson’s own letter in which he stated he […]

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Coalition of NGO, Diaspora Groups Support Ethiopia Human Rights Resolution

September 13, 2016, Washington D.C. The undersigned civil society organizations applaud U.S. Representatives Chris Smith, Keith Ellison and Mike Coffman for introducing the House Resolution entitled “Supporting human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.” The resolution, introduced today as companion legislation to S.Res.432, addresses the ongoing human rights abuses and political instability in Ethiopia. […]

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Addressing the escalating human rights crisis in Ethiopia. An escalating human rights crisis in Oromia and Amhara Regions

To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 8 September 2016   RE: Addressing the escalating human rights crisis in Ethiopia (PDF) Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia, including the recent crackdown on largely […]

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