Addressing the escalating human rights crisis in Ethiopia. An escalating human rights crisis in Oromia and Amhara Regions

To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 8 September 2016   RE: Addressing the escalating human rights crisis in Ethiopia (PDF) Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia, including the recent crackdown on largely […]

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Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

MEDIA STATEMENT The Ethiopian Government must end its escalating crackdown on human rights defenders, independent media, peaceful protestors as well as members and leaders of the political opposition through the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP) says a group of civil society organisations (CSOs). “The government’s repression of independent voices has significantly worsened as the Oromo protest movement […]

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