Justice Minister Says Contribution of CSOs Critical to Successfully Conduct National Dialogue

Minister of Justice Dr. Gedion Timotheos said the contribution of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) is critical for the successful conduct of the national dialogue that aims at ensuring sustainable peace in Ethiopia. The Minister made the remark at the 3rd joint conference of Civil Society Organizations Authority and Stakeholders at federal and regional states that kicked […]

Airstrikes in Ethiopia’s Tigray Kill Over 100 Civilians This Year

GENEVA — The U.N. human rights office says at least 108 civilians have been killed and many more injured in several air strikes allegedly carried out by the Ethiopian air force in the country’s northern Tigray region since the start of the new year. In the past two weeks, air strikes have hit Tigray’s state-owned Technical […]

Guterres calls for end to conflict in Ethiopia after deadly attacks

The Secretary-General, António Guterres, said on Monday he was deeply saddened by reports that more than 50 civilians were killed and injured in an airstrike in northern Ethiopia, last Friday. The attack reportedly took place in a site hosting internally displaced people in the town of Dedebit, in the Tigray region. Earlier last week, another airstrike hit […]

Ethiopia: Returned Tigrayans Detained, Abused [EN/AR]

Saudi Arabia Should Stop Deporting Tigrayan Migrants to Ethiopia (Beirut) – Ethiopian authorities have arbitrarily detained, mistreated, and forcibly disappeared thousands of ethnic Tigrayans recently deported from Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said today. Saudi Arabia should stop holding Tigrayans in abhorrent conditions and deporting them to Ethiopia, and instead help the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees […]

Widow Pain of Sexual Assault

A young widow living in Woldiya, reveals the inhumane sexual assault she suffered when Militants of the terrorist TPLF was in control of the town. Two militants of the terrorist TPLF  came at the middle of the night around 12 pm. It was raining heavily. They told me that  they wanted to stay at the […]

Ethiopia crisis: Human Rights Council sets up international rights probe

Serious concerns over alleged severe human rights violations and abuses in Ethiopia should be investigated by an international rights probe, the Human Rights Council agreed in a vote on Friday. In a special session held at the request of the European Union, to discuss the impact of conflict that began in Tigray in the north […]

Ethiopia: New Wave of Atrocities in Western Tigray

Amhara security forces are responsible for a surge of mass detentions, killings, and forced expulsions of ethnic Tigrayans in the Western Tigray territory of northern Ethiopia, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. Tigrayan civilians attempting to escape the new wave of violence have been attacked and killed. Scores in detention face life-threatening conditions including […]