Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, the large majority men, in a massacre late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum in the Tigray region,... Read more »
US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, and an end to killings and human rights... Read more »
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Massacre in the mountains | AddisNews.net

Massacre in the mountains | AddisNews.net

They thought they’d be safe at a church. Then the soldiers arrived Abraham began burying the bodies in the morning and didn’t stop until nightfall. The corpses, some dressed in white church... Read more »
Death toll from attack in western Ethiopia reaches 222, Red Cross says

Death toll from attack in western Ethiopia reaches 222, Red Cross says

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -The death toll from a Wednesday attack in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region of Ethiopia has risen to 222 people, a volunteer from the country’s Red Cross told Reuters on... Read more »
Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be 'tip of the iceberg'

Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be ‘tip of the iceberg’

UMM RAKOUBA, Sudan (AP) — The only thing the survivors can agree on is that hundreds of people were slaughtered in a single Ethiopian town. Witnesses say security forces and their allies... Read more »
Ethiopia launches probe into alleged rights violations

Ethiopia launches probe into alleged rights violations

AA – Ethiopia has launched its own investigation into human rights violations allegedly committed by its security forces, local media reported on Tuesday. The probe was started after a report by global... Read more »
Ethiopia: Communications Shutdown Takes Heavy Toll

Ethiopia: Communications Shutdown Takes Heavy Toll

Human Rights Watch (Nairobi, March) – The Ethiopian government should immediately lift the shutdown of internet and phone communications in the Oromia region. The two-month-long shutdown has prevented families from communicating, disrupted life-saving services, and contributed... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia: Bill Threatens Free Expression

(Nairobi, December 20, 2019) – Ethiopian lawmakers should significantly revise the draft law on hate speech and disinformation currently before parliament, Human Rights Watch said today. If approved, the Hate Speech and Disinformation Prevention... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia’s surveillance network crumbles, meaning less fear and less control

Reuters -DEBARK, Ethiopia – Rahmat Hussein once inspired fear and respect for the watchful eye she cast over her Ethiopian neighborhood, keeping files on residents and recommending who should get a loan... Read more »
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Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route

Human Rights Watch (Addis Ababa) – Ethiopians undertaking the perilous journey by boat across the Red Sea or Gulf of Aden face exploitation and torture in Yemen by a network of trafficking groups, Human Rights Watch... Read more »