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An open letter concerning house demolition and forced mass evictions in...

February 21, 2019 To Prime Minister-, Dr. Abiy Ahmed CC: Lemma Megersa, President of Oromia Regional State Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) pens this letter...

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State-affiliated media says 1,107 people have been arrested for violating the emergency decree announced last month. Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 1,100 people since the...

Canadians call for return of relative held in Ethiopia

Family and rights group demand release of a Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for alleged 'terrorist crimes'. by David Child A Canadian family is calling on...

Ethiopia crisis: Kenya must abandon indifference and speak up – HRW

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says as a matter of urgency, the Kenyan government must speak on the political...

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Al-Jazeera On the 27th anniversary of Eritrea’s independence, Isaias Afwerki should remember what he once said about democracy. Isaias Afwerki is the first President of Eritrea,...

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By: Asress Mulugeta The track record of the minority dominated Ethiopian government in the last couple of decades shows that with an absolute control of...

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Belayneh Abate The heinous rulers of Ethiopia released a letter in January, 20118 that states Teshome Mulatu goes to China for medical care with eleven...

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