በፓሪስና በኒው ዮርክ የሚገኙት ፣ ድንበር አያግዴው የጋዜጠኞች ድርጅት (RSF) እና ለጋዜጠኞች ህልውናና መብት ተሟጋቹ ፤ (CPJ)፣ በዓለም ዙሪያ የጋዜጠኞችን ፍዳ የሚዘረዝረውን ዓመታዊ መግለጫቸውን ይፋ አደረጉ…. Read the rest of this entry
የሳዑዲ አረቢያ መንግሥት የጀመረውን ፍልሰተኛ ሠራተኞችን በኃይል የማስወጣትን እርምጃ ተከትሎ እዚያ የቆዩ ኢትዮጵያዊያን ፍልሰተኛ ሠራተኞች የአካላዊ ጥቃት ተጋላጮች መሆናቸውንና አንዳንዶቹም መገደላቸውን… Read the rest of this entry
by Teklu Abate synods. There was a general understanding and optimism that the synods would make sacrifices of all sorts to ensure reconciliation. The optimism seems to be effectively dashed out now. In their general assembly, the EOTC synod in Addis passed several decisions that successfully put aside the peace and unity initiatives… Read the rest of this entry
Government charges against of one of Ethiopia’s last remaining independent newspaper editors on Friday and a recent forced shutdown of that paper’s presses capped a grim month of media repression in a country already deemed one of the most restrictive in the world by press freedom advocates. Read the rest of this entry
The cancellation of a scheduled press conference this week, to discuss the health of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi – currently in Belgium for treatment – started rumors flying. Belgians might be interested to know why Ethiopians are watching events in Brussels so keenly.
Claiming to follow the Chinese model of development – economic growth first, rights later – is a tempting fig-leaf for despots around the world eager to justify their suppression of dissent at home. Read the rest of this entry
June 20, 2012
The displacements are function in a country’s Omo Valley, according to a news by a New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).
The valley, a World Heritage site, is also a site of a argumentative dam.
The Ethiopian supervision has denied forcing anyone from their homes and says a plan will emanate jobs.
HRW says that in sequence to make space for a plantations, supervision confidence army are constrained communities to immigrate from their normal lands, regulating assault and intimidation. Read the rest of this entry
April 5, 2012
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