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Fire under Ashes:                            The Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights in Ethiopia

29 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Elizabeth Fraser, Oakland Institute
 
As massive protests swept across Ethiopia last year, the dire human rights situation in the country made headlines around the world. The Financial Times described it as Ethiopia’s “Tiananmen Square moment,” and then-US Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski called the government’s crackdowns on dissent “self-defeating tactics.”
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The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights calls for investigation into TPLF killings of protesters in Ethiopia – Africa sinks teeth into Rambo-esque executions

7 Sep

Editor’s Note:

TEO would be hard put to persuade about the value of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ (ACHPR) interest in being invited to investigate the TPLF killings of peaceful Ethiopian protesters. Put briefly,  we would prefer this to be the work of a more neutral and independent body(-ies).

Given the TPLF’s deceitful nature, it would jump on this offer aware that any of the African Union’s (AU) bodies are easily corruptible. While thanking the commission for its belated statement on the situation and interest in the investigation, they should be avoided at all costs.
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