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.... Read more »

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.... 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... Read more »