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UN Human Rights Council: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia

26 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

“May 25, 2017
To Permanent Representatives of
Members and Observer States of the
UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, 25 May 2017

RE: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia

Your Excellency,

The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need to support the establishment of an independent, impartial and international investigation into atrocities committed by security forces to suppress peaceful protests and independent dissent.
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Saudi expulsions leave broken dreams in Africa and Asia

20 Dec

By Angus McDowall, Praveen Menon and Aaron Maasho
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

(Reuters) – More than a million people from across the world – managers, maids, accountants and laborers – have left Saudi Arabia since March, after years or even decades working in the Gulf Arab state, which sustains its own citizens with oil revenues.
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