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Extent of TPLF violations of the human rights of Ethiopians on the Net in 2015

30 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Freedom House
 

Freedom on the net 2016
 

KEY GLOBAL FINDINGS

    *   Press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power.

    *   Only 13 percent of the world’s population enjoys a Free press—that is, where coverage of political news is robust, the safety of journalists is guaranteed, state intrusion in media affairs is minimal, and the press is not subject to onerous legal or economic pressures.
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Andargachew Tsige: United Nations investigates case of Briton in death row and under toruture in Ethiopia

22 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Owen Bowcott, The Guardian

Yemi Hailemariam outside the Foreign Commonwealth Office to demand the release of her partner, Andargachew Tsege, who is being held in in Ethiopia. (Photo credit: Alamy)
Special rapporteur on torture asks UK and Ethiopian governments about detention of Andargachew Tsige amid claims of ill-treatment
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TPLF persecution imposes chilling oppression on Oromos in Ethiopia

1 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Debasish Mitra, The Oman Times

    “Misrule, human rights violations, hubris, arrogance and corruption plagues Ethiopia.”

In Ethiopia they live like animals, relentlessly persecuted, hunted down like games, killed at will and incarcerated en masse. No mercy is shown even to women and children. They are the Oromos — the largest ethnic group, the most marginalised in Ethiopia and arguably one among the most oppressed people in our planet. Despite their numerical majority, the Oromos, much like the Palestinians, are facing xenophobic oppression.
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