Call to Expose Abuses in Ethiopia's Somali Region
The Somali region, a strategically important border area between Somalia and Ethiopia, has been the site of over a decade of widespread abuses against civilians, says Human Rights Watch.
HRW, 20 August 2018
The government of Ethiopia should commit to an in-depth, independent fact-finding mission into many years of rights abuses and violations of the laws of war in eastern Ethiopia's… Read more »
Camels wait for treatment from the Liyu police veterinarian teams outside Bulali town in Ethiopia’s Somali region (file photo).
Ethiopian Herald, 12 August 2018
The explosion of weapons and mass destruction in the Somali State of Ethiopia cannot be associated with ethnic and religious matters, rather is a veiled mission for posing threats… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 9 August 2018
Following ethnically motivated violence in the country's east, Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the autonomous region -- although the… Read more »
Abdi Mohamoud Omar has stepped down from his post and been replaced by the region's former finance minister Ahmed Abdi Mohamed after fighting broke out after an apparent rift ... Read more »
The Ogaden National Liberation Front [ONLF] has expressed unhappiness to the ongoing transformation in the Ethiopian Somali regional state amid efforts to end the violence, as news ... Read more »