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U.S. Congress to Vote on Ethiopia Resolution

House Resolution 128 will be on the Floor of the House of Representatives Congress
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.

BY ENGIDU WOLDIE | ESAT NEWS

The U.S. House of Representative will hold a vote on Tuesday on House Resolution 128 (H.Res.128), a resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Continue reading U.S. Congress to Vote on Ethiopia Resolution

Ethiopia Silences the United States on Human Rights Abuses

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.

BY ELIZABETH FRASER

In July 2017, when a House Resolution on human rights and democracy in Ethiopia (H. Res. 128) was heard in the Committee on Foreign Affairs, support for the bill was resounding. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) called the Ethiopian government a “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.” Continue reading Ethiopia Silences the United States on Human Rights Abuses