35 local CSOs condemn prohibition of peace call press conference

A gathering of 35 local CSOs preparing to give a joint press conference on an “urgent call for peace” condemned their prevention from making the call by personnel in civilian and military attires who claimed to have been sent by “a government body.” In an online press conference these CSOs issued following the ban, they […]

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New Year Call for Peace: from the local civil society organizations in Ethiopia

The original version is in Amharic and is accessible here. Our country Ethiopia is facing a multifaceted crisis in Tigray, Amhara, South and West Oromia, Somali, Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People of Ethiopia due to the conflicts that are rapidly expanding. Because of the unfolding conflicts, many unarmed civilians were killed; a […]

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Social Media Situation Report on the Conflict in Ethiopia (July 26 – August 25, 2021)

Summary On August 3, 2021, BBC reported about another possible series of human rights violations in the westernmost parts of Tigray, which is still under the control of Amhara forces and the Eritrean army.  Bodies with gunshot wounds and hands tied behind their backs have washed up in a river in Sudan that borders Ethiopia, […]

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Social Media Situation Report on Tigray Conflict April 1 – May 25, 2021

The conflict on Tigray is aged seventh months now. It is to be recalled that state of emergency declared by the Ethiopian parliament on November 4, 2021, has its applicability lapsed now. No extension was made by the parliament. However, in practice, Tigray remains under the rule of thecommand post. All restrictions including that of […]

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