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Addis Abeba, June 17/2019 – Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) must be reformed to enable it to contribute to the country making a break with its repressive past while promoting access to justice for victims of human rights violations, Amnesty International said today, as it released a new briefing examining …

Addis Abeba, May 31/2019 – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has yesterday evacuated hundreds of vulnerable refugees out of Libya to safety, the agency said. The evacuees are from Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia. They include 65 children, 13 of them below a year in age. One of the children …

Fisseha Tekle, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Addis Abeba, May 02/2019– Ahead of this year’s World Press Freedom Day, the Ethiopian authorities must do more to ensure press freedom is entrenched both in practice and in law. In 2015, Ethiopia earned the dubious distinction of being Africa’s second – after Eritrea – biggest …