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By Siyanne Mekonnen @siyaanne Addis Abeba, January 14/2021 – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said that the newly drafted Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Law presented to the House of People’s representatives (HoPR) for discussion and approval needs to be improved in accordance with human rights laws and principles. On September 26 …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, December 26/2020 – Five defendants in the file under Eskinder Nega, Founder of the opposition party Balederas for Genuine Democracy, have entered a plea of not guilty after prosecutors submitted revised charges at the Federal High Court, Lideta Branch, First Constitutional and Anti-Terrorism Bench.   The …

Addis Abeba, December 25/2020- The series of conflicts that recurred in Konso Zone (Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region – SNNPR) from November 10th to November 21st, 2020, and resulted in gruesome killings, injuries, displacement and property destruction, show that the human rights crisis in the area still awaits sustainable …