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The Conflict in Eastern Ethiopia, Explained

18 Sep

Posed by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Endalk, GlobalVoices
Ethnic tensions between Ethiopia’s two regions, Oromia and Somali erupted into violent conflict that killed at least dozens of people and drove thousands of men, women and children from their homes during the second week of September 2017.
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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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South Africa has moral, legal obligation to compensate Ethiopians for losses in lives, properties & wellbeing

25 Apr


By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

We read from news reports that South African leaders have been ashamed of the latest ‘xenophobic’ actions in that country. These relate to the barbaric actions of some of their irresponsible citizens against African immigrants that have been living in that country, most of them as refugees under the protection the state has offered them.
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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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Open Letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon – Sufferings of Ethiopian Immigrants in Saudi Arabia

13 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

    “Dear Secretary-General,

    As a human being, and also a former diplomat and retired international civil servant, I find myself in a compelling situation to draw Your Excellency’s attention to the very horrific plight of immigrants in Saudi Arabia.

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27 dead during ‘Friday of Rage’ in Egypt; MB condemns attack on Copts, but who is rocking Egypt?

16 Aug
    Editor’s Note:

    Both the Egyptian military and the Moslem Brotherhood have made huge mistakes. Each of them assumed only they are fit and responsible in shaping Egypt’s destiny. That became the slippery path for each of them. Each of them wrongly believed that Egypt’s future would be neither safe nor secure without their hand on the wheel (power).
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Ethiopian repression of Muslim protests must stop – Amnesty International

8 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

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Ethiopian army commits torture & rape in Gambella

28 Aug

Human Rights Watch release, August 28, 2012

(Nairobi) – The Ethiopian military responded to an April 2012 attack on a large commercial farm in Gambella region with arbitrary arrests, rape, and other abuses against scores of local villagers. Forced displacement, inadequate resources, and other abuses against Gambella’s population persist in the second year of the government’s “villagization” program.
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