Mass grave with 200 bodies unearthed in eastern Ethiopia | Ethiopia News

Ethiopian police have unearthed a mass grave with an estimated 200 bodies in an area between the country’s Oromia and Somali regions, according to state-affiliated media. Fana Broadcasting Corporation said on Thursday... Read more »

The Eritrean diaspora is mourning | Human Rights

Since February 19, Eritrean social media have been flooded with tributes to Haile “Durue” Woldensae, the country’s former foreign minister who had been in incommunicado detention since September 18, 2001. The social... Read more »

Ethiopia army’s deadly clashes with civilians: 2016 – 2018

The Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) has often clashed with protesters leading to deaths in the country. The latest installment was in the town of Woldiya in the northern Amhara Regional State.... Read more »

Why did Ethiopia decide to release political prisoners? | Human Rights

Earlier this month, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans to release political prisoners in a surprise move the government says aims to “foster national reconciliation”. The prime minister also declared that the government... Read more »

Whatever Happened to Our So-Called Ethiopia Rights Advocates? at Tadias Magazine

They used to be loud and vociferous insulting President Obama with more zeal than the Tea Party, but now they seem like shuffle-shuffle men, busy writing nonsensical letters to the White House.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s bereaved families seek justice | Ethiopia News

Bereaved families in Ethiopia are demanding justice for 650 anti-government protesters who were killed last year. They were from the largest ethnic group, the Oromo, and died during a government crackdown on... Read more »

Ethiopia is a partner in human rights promotion and protection – UN rights chief

The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has described Ethiopia as a partner of his office in its efforts to promote and protect human rights. The... Read more »

Human rights groups to Ethiopia: Where is jailed journalist? – Washington Post

By Associated Press December 14 at 8:01 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Human rights groups are asking Ethiopia’s government to immediately disclose the whereabouts of a popular local journalist who has been... Read more »

Ethiopia: Top US official arrives for broad-based rights and political dialogue – africanews

Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Affairs is in Ethiopia for a four day working visit. Malinowski will be in the country between today December 14 and is... Read more »

Press briefing notes on Ethiopia and Guatemala, 7 October 2016 … – ReliefWeb

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 7 October 2016 Subject: (1) Ethiopia & (2) Guatemala (1) Ethiopia There has been increasing unrest in several... Read more »