Ethiopia flouting international laws over arbitrary detention – UN group

Ethiopia is flouting its international human rights obligations particularly in the area of arbitrary detentions, a United Nations rights group has said. According to the Human Rights Council’s Working... Read more »

Ethiopia’s life under emergency – INTERNATIONAL

Military helicopters circled above a crowd of thousands during a festival in Ethiopia’s Oromia region in October last. “Down, down TPLF!” one of those who assembled at Bishoftu town... Read more »

Ethiopia’s life under emergency – The Hindu

Military helicopters circled above a crowd of thousands during a festival in Ethiopia’s Oromia region in October last. “Down, down TPLF!” one of those who assembled at Bishoftu town... Read more »

Ethiopia says 669 killed in months of violent protests

AP -Addis Ababa – Months of violence that sparked Ethiopia’s current state of emergency left at least 669 people dead, the government-affiliated Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday.... Read more »

USAID Assistant Administrator R. David Harden Visits Ethiopia – African Business Magazine (press release) (subscription) (blog)

The time for the Government of Cambodia to blame the troubles of the last century for the situation today is surely over, United Nations Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith said... Read more »

UN rights body cannot ignore the situations in Turkey, Bangladesh … – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch continues to be concerned about a number of country situations that are not receiving the attention they require from the Human Rights Council. In Turkey, since... Read more »

UN: African Union must investigate Eritrean crimes

The United Nations rights council has called on the African Union to investigate Eritrean leaders over alleged crimes against humanity after a damning report by a UN commission. ... Read more »

Dispatches: Ethiopia Ascends to UN Security Council Despite Dismal Rights Record – Human Rights Watch

Ethiopia has a horrendous human rights record – but that didn’t stop its election this week to the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member. It’s worth noting... Read more »