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Oromia placed under TPLF martial law, three months after the last one that enveloped the country for ten months

29 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

 

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    Legal Analysis of Ethiopia’s State of Emergency: Summary

    Was TPLF vice-chairman Debretsion Gebremichael saying yesterday in an interview on Tsinat Radio that the TPLF has no separate responsibility in administration of Ethiopia? Why is it the main body now imposing martial law administrative body designated by defence, police and the intelligence? Isn’t that clear deceit? Read the full story here:

    የሕወሃት ም/ሊቀመንበር ነፍሰ ገዳዩ ሕወሃትን ‘አመራር’ በእጃቸው ለማስገባት የሚያደርጉት ዝግጅት፡ከወዲሁ መጥፎና ክፉውን ገጽታቸውን በክህደት እያበሱ ያሉ አስመስሏቸዋል!

 

“ዓመቱ ለኢትዮጵያውያን የጭካኔና የአፈና ነበር”- ሂዩማን ራይትስዎች

16 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

ባለፈው ዓመት በተለይ በኦሮሚያና በአማራ ክልሎች የተቀሰቀሰውን ሕዝባዊ ተቃውሞና ግጭት ተከትሎ በዜጎች ላይ እየተደረገ የቆየው የሰብአዊና የዴሞክራሲያዊ መብቶች እመቃ መቀጠሉን ያስታወቀው ሂውማን ራይትስ ዎች፤ መንግስት የህዝቦችን መብት ማክበርና ማስከበር እንዳለበት፣ አሳሰበ፡፡
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Why waste US taxpayers’ monies, when Washington has no concerns whatsoever about violations of human rights of Ethiopians, disappearances & daily executions; its sole interest is using Ethiopians to fight its war against Al-Shabab!

29 Mar

Editor’s Note:

    We have hard time remembering what the purpose of Barack Obama’s visit to Ethiopia was at the end of July 2015. However, we recall that he gave the TPLF regime, he congratulated as ‘democratically elected’, US instruction to continue to bravely fight terrorism in the Horn of Africa, especially in Somalia.
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Obama’s decision to travel to Ethiopia troubles Jeffrey Smith, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights

25 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

(AFP) – President Barack Obama will in late July become the first sitting American leader to visit Ethiopia and the headquarters of the African Union, the White House said Friday.
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Killings & Disappearances in Ethiopia: Amnesty International calls for expeditious investigations

25 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
Amnesty Press Release, June 23, 2015

The suspicious murder of opposition leaders and wide-spread human rights violations against opposition party members over the past few weeks raises questions about Ethiopia’s elections, said Amnesty International as the parliamentary poll results were announced yesterday.
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TPLF’s relentless repression of ethnic Oromos in Ethiopia

12 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Amnesty International

    “The Ethiopian government’s relentless crackdown on real or imagined dissent among the Oromo is sweeping in its scale and often shocking in its brutality.”

    – Claire Beston, Amnesty International’s Ethiopia researcher.

Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, are being ruthlessly targeted by the state based solely on their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report released today.
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Ethiopians recount nightmarish ordeals in Saudi Arabia

18 Nov

Ethiopians stage a demonstration at the Saudi Embassy in Addis Ababa on November 15, 2013, only to be abused by Ethiopian security forces for holding the rally. Ethiopian spokesperson Shimeles Kemal said the demonstration was illegal. Why then the beatings and imprisoning of over 100 protesters? What then is the difference between Saudi rights violations and Ethiopia’s? Is it a matter of the law or some political and economic interests? (Credit: Press TV).

Press TV reporting
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Abdallah Awele, 21, said that he was treated brutally for being an illegal migrant worker in the Arab country.

“I had 3,500 Saudi Arabian riyals (930 dollars, 690 euros). We were taken to prison, I lost my luggage, and all of my money was collected by the police,” AFP quoted Abdallah as saying in a report published on Sunday.
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Saudi Embassy in Helsinki witnesses angry Ethiopian protests about Riyadh’s abuses, violation of immigrants’ human rights

17 Nov
Ethiopians protesting in front of the Saudi embassy in Helsinki (Credit: Tsedey G.Mariam)

Ethiopians protesting in front of the Saudi embassy in Helsinki (Credit: Tsedey G.Mariam)

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

On Friday, November 15, 2013 from 9:00 -11:00 A.M., an estimated 250 Finnish-Ethiopians & Ethiopians resident in Finland angrily, but in an orderly manner, protested in front of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Helsinki, Finland, denouncing the government’s abuses, killings of male immigrants and rape of Ethiopian women.
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