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The report included details of extrajudicial killings, torture, and imprisonment committed in three regional states and the capital Addis Abeba Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, June 09/2017 – Human Rights Council (HRCO) Ethiopia, a non-profit, non-governmental organization, has released 49 pages of report detailing widespread human right abuses committed by the …

  Scores of children dying from preventable and curable waterborne disease Scarcity of clean drinking water and poor sanitation in areas of mass displacement and crowding led to a dramatic increase in cases of the waterborne disease Since early 2017, 130,000 + cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) and cholera, …

Kiya Tsegaye, Addis Standard’s Legal Affairs Advisor & Contributor Addis Abeba, June 04/2017 – For the third time in less than one year, authorities in Ethiopia have imposed a blanket blackout of access to internet for ordinary Ethiopians. The blackout is total for ordinary citizens because for the last six …