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New US Senate Resolution on Ethiopia Introduced

Senators Marc Rubio and Ben Cardin Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Ethiopia
Senators Marc Rubio and Ben Cardin Introduced Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Ethiopia to Respect Human Rights, Open Democratic Space

BY SENATORS MARC RUBIO & BEN CARDIN

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) today introduced a Senate resolution condemning excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces that led to hundreds of deaths last year, and calling on the Ethiopian government to release all political opposition, dissidents, activists, and journalists and to respect the rights enshrined in its constitution. Continue reading New US Senate Resolution on Ethiopia Introduced

U.S. Senators Condemn Ethiopian Abuses, Urge ‘Review’ of Security Assistance

A U.S. Senate Committee has given initial approval to a Senate resolution (S.Res.432) tabled by Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] calling on the White House to review American assistance to Ethiopia.
By Reprieve,

A U.S. Senate Committee has given initial approval to a Senate resolution calling on the White House to review American assistance to Ethiopia, amid concerns over the kidnap and detention of activist Andy Tsege and other abuses in the country.

The resolution ‘Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia‘ is set for a vote in the full Senate during this legislative session, after passing its first stage of approval by Senators on the Committee on Foreign Relations. Continue reading U.S. Senators Condemn Ethiopian Abuses, Urge ‘Review’ of Security Assistance