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Saudi Arabia, et. al. win seats at UN Human Rights Council: Mockery at human rights, human dignity

12 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

A Saudi paper, ArabNews, was upfront in mentioning in its news report on Saudi Arabia’s selection by the General Assembly as new addition to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations for the period 2014-2016. The paper acknowledged the unease of nations about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record and its lack of commitment.
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Tedros hopes dialogue will ease Nile row with Egypt, without ruling out international mediation

30 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

ALGIERS – Ethiopia is hoping that talks with Egypt will ease a row over sharing the waters of the Nile, Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said on Sunday during a trip to Algeria.

But Tedros did not rule out “international mediation” if the talks founder.
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