Paid Internship Program

Overview The Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) and Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP), in collaboration with Civil Rights Defenders, organized paid Internship opportunities to emerging human rights defenders. The Internships provide individuals with valuable hands-on experience working with local human rights organizations. The Paid Internship last 4-5-months and consist of 20-hour work per week. Interns […]

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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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