Ethiopia: Land Grab Behind Settlement Plan?
Ethiopians spoke to The Guardian about the government's villagisation' programme which has left many from the Gambella region "bereft of land and loved ones".
An Ethiopian farmer.
Human Rights Watch, 28 August 2012
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 »
African Arguments, 26 January 2012
Human Rights Watch released its latest highly critical report on Ethiopia last week, claiming abuse and coercion in a resettlement program. While Ethiopia's government detests the ... read more »
Human Rights Watch, 16 January 2012
The Ethiopian government under its "villagization" program is forcibly relocating approximately 70,000 indigenous people from the western Gambella region to new villages that lack ... read more »
Africa: Saudis Turn to Ethiopia for Food
This is Africa, 2 July 2012
Saudi Arabia's oil keeps the world turning, but the Kingdom is thirsty for water. For years, the government subsidised domestic food production to feed its 25m population - ... read more »
Sudan Tribune, 12 November 2012
Ahead of the UN Human Rights Council elections, a group of non governmental organisations (NGOs) from around the world have jointly urged Ethiopia, a standing candidate, to ... read more »
Ethiopia: Ethiopia - a Country for Sale (analysis)
Fahamu, 31 March 2011
An international company has benefited from a massive handout of land in the Gambella region of Ethiopia. Alemayehu G. Mariam shows what the devastating consequences of the deal ... read more »