Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses

By Fisseha Tekle  A loud explosion shook the ground in the early afternoon of 28 May 1991. It was followed by a massive fire visible from afar. Half an hour later, the... Read more »
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Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

AP ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man’s U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role in suspected human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The Washington Post reports... Read more »
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Ethiopia fires prison officials over human rights abuses amid torture report

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the House of Peoples’ Representatives in zddis Ababa, Ethiopia April 19, 2018. fl (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia —Ethiopia’s attorney... Read more »
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Ethiopian Human Rights Resolution Passes House

Congressman Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) resolution, H.Res. 128, which condemns human rights abuses in Ethiopia and outlines steps the Ethiopian government can take to promote peace and democracy, passed the House on Tuesday... Read more »
Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights senior researcher for Horn of Africa, Felix Horne , said Kenya should end its silence and speak up against Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent. In his op-ed published on Kenya’s weekly, The... Read more »