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

U.N. Aims to Get Rights Team to Ethiopia’s Tigray

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations is striving to get a team on the ground to investigate alleged human rights violations including a mass killing in Ethiopia’s Tigray, described by the U.N.... Read more »
UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia’s Tigray

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged quick restoration of the rule of law and respect for human rights in Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday as well as reconciliation... Read more »
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Ethiopia launches probe into alleged rights violations

Rights Groups Call for Swift Action on Oromo Singer Haacaaluu’s Murder

Washington — As anger boils over among Ethiopia’s Oromo population after the killing of a revered singer, analysts and activists say swift action and transparency by the government are necessary to avoid... 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 »
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 arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration launched a crackdown this week... 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 »
UN rights chief sees 'hope' in Ethiopia visit under new PM

UN rights chief sees ‘hope’ in Ethiopia visit under new PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Receives UN Human Rights Chief AP JOHANNESBURG — The U.N. human rights chief says he has witnessed “tremendous hope but also anxiety” in Ethiopia on his latest visit less... 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 »