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.

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    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 »

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    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 »

  • Ethiopia:   Release of the 2017 Human Rights Report for Ethiopia

    U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, 21 April 2018

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