Category Archives: Human Rights

Make Justice a Priority in Ethiopia’s Transition

Make Justice a Priority in Ethiopia’s Transition By Haben Fecadu, Amnesty International Campaigner Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been in office since April 2 last year when massive political and economic changes took root in Ethiopia.  Within months of his… Read More »

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Association

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Association (HRW) — One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia. His first few months in office saw many positive human… Read More »

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Expression

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Expression (HRW) — One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia. His first few months in office saw many positive human… Read More »

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Assembly

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Assembly One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia. His first few months in office saw many positive human rights reforms… Read More »

Ethiopia: Growing Uncertainty Marks Abiy’s First Year in Power

Ethiopia: Growing Uncertainty Marks Abiy’s First Year in Power Early Reforms Followed by Rising Tensions, Security Breakdown (HRW) — This week marks Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s one-year anniversary as Ethiopia’s prime minister. But how his first year will be remembered depends… Read More »

Ethiopia’s Torture Problem and the Court of Public Opinion

Ethiopia’s Torture Problem and the Court of Public Opinion Victims of Torture Deserve Meaningful Justice By Felix Horne, December 14, 2018 Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa (HRW) — Ethiopia’s state broadcaster EBC aired a documentary this week, detailing numerous horrendous acts of torture… Read More »

Sirna Gaggeeysaa Obbo Gaaroomaa fi Qophii Addaa kan Hawaasa Oromoo magaa Toronto

Sirna Gaggeeysaa Obbo Gaaroomaa fi Qophii Addaa kan Hawaasa Oromoo magaa Toronto Short History of the Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA)

The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) Announcement

The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) Announcement September 10, 2018 The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) has been reporting the human right situation in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa from abroad since… Read More »

 Ethiopia: Enhancing State Accountability  Must Continue to End Impunity in Addressing Human Rights Violations

Ethiopia: Enhancing State Accountability Must Continue to End Impunity in Addressing Human Rights Violations HRLHA Press Release August 29, 2018 The current Government of Ethiopia was established in 1991 after 17 years of Dergi’s brutally repressive rule. As the EPRDF-… Read More »

THE UN AND REFUGEES – A NIGHTMARE: Chronic corruption in UN resettlement process

THE UN AND REFUGEES – A NIGHTMARE: Chronic corruption in UN resettlement process UNHCR globally wastes more than one Galactic Year in the lives of refugees By Venatrix Fulmen (vf), 21 May 2018 Oromo asylum seekers’ tents are seen at the Somare… Read More »