USCIRF Warns that Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Muslims is Evidence of Genocide

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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Friday, May 29, 2020

New Amnesty report documents extrajudicial executions, mass detentions during security operations in Amhara and Oromia.

A rights group has accused Ethiopian security forces of continuing to commit grave human rights violations, including extrajudicial executions and tor...

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Asylum Policy Changes Threaten Eritreans’ Rights

(Nairobi) – The Ethiopian government’s changes to asylum procedures for Eritreans undermines their access to asylum and denies unaccompanied children necessary protection. The Ethiopian authorities should ensure that all...

Thursday, October 4, 2018

HAWASSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s government is failing to protect its citizens amid escalating ethnic violence that has displaced nearly a million people in the last six months, the head of a national human rights body that reports to parliament said on Thursda...

Sunday, August 5, 2018

New leader wields great power, commands massive support and has achieved a huge amount in a short space of time. But evidence suggests that biggest challenges lie ahead.

Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed has been working to change to his country's political syst...

Sunday, August 5, 2018

GENEVA — The UN refugee agency is ramping up life-saving aid to nearly one million people displaced by violence in southwestern Ethiopia and is urging accelerated reconciliation efforts to defuse tensions in the region.

As its name implies, the UN refugee agency's manda...

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Violence has broken out in an eastern city in Ethiopia after federal troops took over key positions including the local parliament.

Soldiers were deployed in Jigjiga, the capital of the Somali region, after an apparent rift between local authorities and the national gov...

It seemed impossible just a few months ago: reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eritrea after decades of attrition. But peace is here at long last. How did this turnaround, which some are calling historic, come about?

    

As of July 9, it's official: the...

The government of Ethiopia has started formal talks around ongoing political reforms with an exiled opposition group, the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF).

A May 13 statement by the ODF confirmed that a high-level government delegation had met with its members and held frui...

Friday, April 20, 2018

April 3, 2018

Ethiopia has been under a state of emergency for much of the past two years. The first state of emergency was imposed in October 2016 following a year of protests and was lifted at the end of 2017. The second one came on February 17, this year after the re...