Category Archives: Human Rights

Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route [EN/AR]

Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route [EN/AR] Trafficking, Exploitation, Torture, Abusive Prison Conditions August 15, 2019 (Human Rights Watch) – Ethiopians undertaking the perilous journey by boat across the Red Sea or Gulf of Aden face exploitation and torture in Yemen by a… Read More »

Interview: Inside What Was Ethiopia’s Jail Ogaden

Interview: Inside What Was Ethiopia’s Jail Ogaden Audrey Wabwire Senior Press Officer East Africa Felix Horne Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa Decorations on a ceiling in Jail Ogaden, May 2019. © 2019 Felix Horne/Human Rights Watch (Human Rights Watch) —… Read More »

Ethiopia: New journalist arrests put press freedom gains at risk

Ethiopia: New journalist arrests put press freedom gains at risk 9 July 2019, 18:34 UTC (Amnesty International) — The Ethiopian government risks rolling back the great progress it made on media freedom last year, said Amnesty International, after the government… Read More »

Ethiopia: Human Rights Commission must be reformed to correct miscarriage of justice

Ethiopia: Human Rights Commission must be reformed to correct miscarriage of justice (Amnesty International) — Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) must be reformed to enable it to contribute to the country making a break with its repressive past while promoting… Read More »

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 »