Regime ignores ultimatum. House Resolution 128, a resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia, will be sent to the floor of the House for a vote.
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The U.S. House of Representative will hold a vote on Tuesday on House Resolution 128 ( ), a resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. H.Res.128 Continue reading U.S. Congress to Vote on Ethiopia Resolution
The very least the U.S. government can do is take a stand
Sadly, while Congress delays its vote because of the regime’s empty threat, thousands continue to be arbitrarily arrested, tortured, forcibly evicted, and more.
In July 2017, when a House Resolution on human rights and democracy in Ethiopia ( ) was heard in the Committee on Foreign Affairs, support for the bill was resounding. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) H. Res. 128 the Ethiopian government a “ called corrupt regime” and “ a dictatorship that knows no bounds.”
Committee Chair Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) warned that the Ethiopian government must “take tangible steps to ensure opposition voices are protected, are respected, and are welcomed.”
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