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EU urged to end cooperation with Sudan after refugees whipped and deported

The EU is facing calls to rethink its cooperation with Sudan on migration flows after scores of refugees were whipped, fined, jailed and deported...

Politically Motivated Charges Against Ethiopian Opposition Leader

Felix Horne | Senior Researcher, Horn of AfricaThree months after Ethiopian security forces arrested opposition leader Dr. Merera Gudina upon his return to Ethiopia, following his...

Hearing Thursday: American Fights to Continue Case Against Ethiopian Spyware

Electronic Frontier FoundationForeign Governments Must Be Held Accountable for Wiretapping Americans in the U.S.Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, February 2, at 9:30 am, the...

Trump expected to order temporary ban on refugees

By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders starting on Wednesday that include a temporary ban on...

New African Union head must stand up for human rights

Amnesty InternationalThe next head of the African Union (AU) Commission must place human rights at the centre of the organization’s operations, said Amnesty International...

APU Statement on the Imprisonment of Dr. Gashu Kindu by the Ethiopian Government

The Amhara Professionals Union (APU) is deeply concerned by the recent imprisonment of Dr. Gashu Kindu by the Ethiopian government. Dr. Gashu Kindu is...

UK tenders to train Ethiopian paramilitaries accused of abuses

Millions of pounds of Britain's foreign aid budget are to be spent on training an Ethiopian paramilitary security force that stands accused of numerous...

Ethiopia: Year of Brutality, Restrictions (HRW)

(Nairobi) – Ethiopia plunged into a human rights crisis in 2016, increasing restrictions on basic rights during a state of emergency and continuing a...

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