Explaining Metekel Syndrome: Revisiting the Prolonged Ethnic Violence

Dagnachew Ayenew Yeshiwas* (for CARD**) In the last few days, almost the whole mainstream and social media discourses have been predominantly overwhelmed by reports and analysis on violence in Metekel, following the recent attack on September 4 and 5 against members of Agew and Amhara ethnic groups. Reports revealed that the attack was carried out […]

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Explaining Metekel Syndrome: Revisiting the Prolonged Ethnic Violence

Dagnachew Ayenew Yeshiwas* (for CARD**) In the last few days, almost the whole mainstream and social media discourses have been predominantly overwhelmed by reports and analysis on violence in Metekel, following the recent attack on September 4 and 5 against members of Agew and Amhara ethnic groups. Reports revealed that the attack was carried out […]

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Paid Internship Program

Overview The Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) and Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP), in collaboration with Civil Rights Defenders, organized paid Internship opportunities to emerging human rights defenders. The Internships provide individuals with valuable hands-on experience working with local human rights organizations. The Paid Internship last 4-5-months and consist of 20-hour work per week. Interns […]

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Yonatan Tesfaye

Former Blue Party Public Relation and Activist Yonatan Tesfaye was arrested in December 2015 after accusing the government of using disproportionate force against peaceful proteststors in Amhara and Oromia Regions in Facebook posts. May 25, 2017 court sentenced Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison.

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