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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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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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Ethiopia: Civil society groups urge international investigation into ongoing human rights violations

Press Statement Ethiopia: Civil society groups urge international investigation into ongoing human rights violations 30 August 2016 download  the PDF file A group of civil society organizations are calling for an independent and impartial international investigation into human rights violations in Ethiopia, including the unlawful killing of peaceful protesters and a recent spate of arrests […]

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Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

MEDIA STATEMENT The Ethiopian Government must end its escalating crackdown on human rights defenders, independent media, peaceful protestors as well as members and leaders of the political opposition through the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP) says a group of civil society organisations (CSOs). “The government’s repression of independent voices has significantly worsened as the Oromo protest movement […]

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Freedom Now and the Ethiopia Human Rights Project

Washington, D.C.: Freedom Now and the Ethiopia Human Rights Project are very happy to announce that five individuals associated with the Zone 9 blogger group have been released from prison in Ethiopia. After detaining them for more than one year, authorities dropped all charges and released journalists Tesfalem Waldeyes, Asmamaw Hailegiorgis, and Edom Kassaye as […]

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