Free my Birtukan

Spotlight on the Struggle of Birtukan Mideksa: Ethiopian Human Rights Activist in the Global Women’s Movement

Today I would like to tell you the story of Birtukan Mideksa, an Ethiopian prisoner of conscience who is facing life imprisonment for speaking out against an oppressive government. Birtukan is an... Read more »
Presindent Obama

Obama urged to speak out on Ethiopia human rights violations

A bipartisan group of lawmakers says the Obama administration must speak out against human rights violations in Ethiopia ahead of elections in the Horn of Africa nation on Sunday. In a letter... Read more »

Ethiopian Rights Groups Forced to Reduce Work Before Elections

By Jason McLure May 14  — Aid agencies and Ethiopian rights groups said they have scaled back work to promote democracy after the government blocked much of their foreign funding, making it... Read more »