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Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, April 27/2018 – Starting from the past weekend at least five towns located in the Ethiopian Somali regional state were hit by rare public protests for four consecutive days. The protesters in the towns of  Afdem, Bike, Erer, Shinile and Hadhagala district, Sitti zone, were denouncing …

  Full statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at the end of his official visit to Ethiopia Addis Abeba, April 26/2018 – I am grateful to the Government of Ethiopia for inviting me not once, but twice to this remarkable country during my term …

The sideline meeting was part of UN’s human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein ongoing visit to Ethiopia Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, April 23/2018 – A sideline meeting that was taking place between Georgette Gagnon, international human rights lawyer and advocate, and two prominent lawyers defending political prisoners charged with …