Human Rights Watch (Washington, DC)


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  • Ethiopia: Land, Water Grabs Devastate Communities [press release]

    New satellite imagery shows extensive clearance of land used by indigenous groups to make way for state-run sugar plantations in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley, Human Rights Watch and... Read more »

November 30, 2013

November 14, 2013

  • Ethiopia: UPR Submission September 2013 [press release]

    Ethiopia's human rights situation since 2009 has been marked by a harsh intolerance for any criticism of government actions and a sharp decline in freedoms of expression and... Read more »

October 18, 2013

  • Ethiopia: Jailed Journos Challenge Terror Laws [analysis]

    Two Ethiopian journalists imprisoned under Ethiopia's anti-terror laws have appealed to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights arguing that their conviction and... Read more »

October 17, 2013

October 03, 2013

June 04, 2013

May 03, 2013

April 02, 2013

  • Ethiopia: Muslim Protesters Face 'Unfair' Trial [press release]

    The prosecution of 29 Muslim protest leaders and others charged under Ethiopia's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law raises serious fair trial concerns. The trial is scheduled to... Read more »

March 18, 2013

January 20, 2013

December 20, 2012

  • Ethiopia: Journalists Win Free Speech Prize

    Four Ethiopian journalists have received the prestigious Hellman/Hammett award for 2012 in recognition of their efforts to promote free expression in Ethiopia, one of the world's... Read more »

November 08, 2012

October 19, 2012

September 04, 2012

  • East Africa: Dozens Forced Back to Ethiopia [press release]

    The Somaliland authorities should immediately stop deporting Ethiopian refugees and asylum seekers to Ethiopia. On August 31, 2012, dozens of Ethiopians, mostly women and children,... Read more »

August 28, 2012

  • Ethiopia: Army Commits Torture, Rape [press release]

    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... Read more »

August 21, 2012

August 15, 2012

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