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Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, January 27/2020 – Amnesty International said it has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over the weekend from various places in different parts of Oromia Regional State, as Ethiopian authorities intensify the crackdown on dissenting political views ahead …

Addis Abeba, January 24/2020 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners are appealing for robust international support for refugee operations in Ethiopia with the launch of a funding appeal for US$658 million to assist over 735,000 refugees and more than half a million Ethiopian hosts in 2020, the refugee …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, January 23/2020 – Daniel Bekele, (PhD), Chief Commissioner, Ethiopia Human Rights Commission (EHRC), told Ethiopian lawmakers today that human rights situation in Ethiopia is exacerbated due mainly to non-state actors. Daniel said this when presenting his office’s six months performance report of the 2019-2020 fiscal …