Ethiopian Olympian Living in Exile in US to Return Home

Rio Olympic marathon silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia arrives at a news conference in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2016. Gary Cameron/Reuters VOA – After winning the... Read more »

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,... Read more »

Gaza in 2018 is what Selma was in 1965 | Human Rights

The recent killings of peaceful Palestinian protesters, children and journalists by Israeli military snipers marks a turning point in the movement against Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestine. Weekly nonviolent... Read more »

Visiting Ethiopia, UN human rights chief urges new Government to ‘keep positive momentum going’

“We all want to see an Ethiopia with continuous economic development where all people benefit, and where people express their views on public policies, unafraid,” said UN High Commissioner... Read more »

US House Approves Ethiopia Resolution H. Res. 128 Amid Objection on Timing at Tadias Magazine

Rep. Mike Coffman and Rep. Chris Smith along with Ethiopian American activists hold a press conference on H. Res. 128 on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018. (Photo: Twitter @RepMikeCoffman) Tadias... Read more »

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... Read more »

Ethiopia govt faces hard-hitting U.S. Congress resolution 128 vote

The United States Congress will finally vote on a human rights resolution against the Ethiopian government today as announced by a Congressman deeply involved in the process. Rep. Mike... Read more »

Ethiopia: Joint Letter About US House Resolution 128

Democracy, Human Rights and Diaspora Groups Urge Congress to Pass H. Res. 128 on Ethiopia  Ethiopia is at a crossroads. On Monday, April 2, a new Prime Minister, selected... Read more »

Herculean Task Awaits Abiy Ahmed on Human Rights in Ethiopia at Tadias Magazine

Ethopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali with the former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn after taking his oath of office on Monday, April 2, 2018. (Photo: Twitter @povonewsafrica) Tadias... Read more »

‘Fight for democracy in Ethiopia continues’ – U.S. Congress to vote on H. Res. 128

The United States Congress will finally vote on a human rights resolution against the Ethiopian government in the second week of April, a Congressman deeply involved in the process... Read more »