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Ethiopia: Exercise Restraint at Upcoming Festival—International Inquiry Needed into Deaths at 2016 Event

19 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Human Rights Watch
 
(Nairobi) – Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year’s Irreecha festival on October 1, 2017, Human Rights Watch said in a report and video released today. Many people, likely hundreds, died in a stampede at last year’s festival, triggered by security forces’ use of teargas and obstruction of exits.
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Amnesty worries TPLF’s anti-terror rhetoric will escalate brutal crackdown against Oromo protesters

17 Dec

Editor’s Note:

    Does US have scales to weigh one group of human lives against the other? People are dying everywhere – in Ethiopia, Burundi, Sudan, Nigeria, etc., but the US is only concerned for some and not for others.
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Egypt: Political rift widens as Islamists and opposition forces swap accusations

28 Jan

Ahram Online

Morsi declares state of emergency in three cities. Protesting Egyptians are convinced that the president and Moslem Brother have hijacked the revolution.

Egyptian reform leader Mohammed El Baradei, center, speaks during a press conference following the meeting of the National Salvation Front, as former Egyptian presidential candidate, Hamdeen Sabahi, left, and former Egyptian Foreign Minister and presidential candidate, Amr Moussa, right, listen in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 (Photo: AP)

Egyptian reform leader Mohammed El Baradei, center, speaks during a press conference following the meeting of the National Salvation Front, as former Egyptian presidential candidate, Hamdeen Sabahi, left, and former Egyptian Foreign Minister and presidential candidate, Amr Moussa, right, listen in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 (Photo: AP)


 
Egypt’s political turmoil has reached a new climax in the past few days with the Islamist sphere — from which the regime hails — and opposition forces swapping bitter accusations on violent nationwide clashes.
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