UN Human Rights Chief Visits Ethiopia
The government invited the UN official who is currently in the country to meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, government officials, civil society, activists and critics who were recently released from prison to determine the human rights situation in the country.
Addis Standard, 23 April 2018
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein began his second official visit to Ethiopia as of Sunday April 22, "at the invitation of the Government", his office… Read more »
Ethiopian Herald, 21 April 2018
The American Congress has recently passed a resolution, code named H. RES.128 on the 115th meeting in view of "supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive… Read more »
Ethiopia: Wax, Gold, and 'Ethiopianness'
AfricaFocus, 23 April 2018
The appointment of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister of Ethiopia on April 2 was met with relief and with high expectations by Ethiopians as well as internationally. Although he is a… Read more »
U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, 21 April 2018
The 2017 Human Rights Report for Ethiopia reflects serious challenges to the Ethiopian people's ability to exercise their basic rights last year. We believe there is reason for… Read more »
The U.S. Congress has passed a resolution expressing concern about human rights developments in Ethiopia. It calls for respect for human rights and encourages inclusive governance, ... Read more »
While the government did not say how and when it would close the Maekelawi detention center in Addis Ababa, doing so would be an important step toward ending longstanding political ... Read more »
"The Ethiopian government has doubled down on its efforts to spy on its critics, no matter where they are in the world," said Human Rights Watch's Cynthia Wong. Read more »