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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Visiting Ethiopia

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is making a follow-up visit to Ethiopia
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is making a follow-up visit to Ethiopia, a country that has continued to refuse access to all UN rapporteurs to investigate extrajudicial killings and numerous human rights violations.

BY ADDIS STANDARD

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein began his second official visit to Ethiopia as of Sunday, April 22, “at the invitation of the Government”, his office said in a statement. “During his visit, he will also take part in a high-level dialogue between the African Union and the UN Human Rights Office.” Continue reading UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Visiting Ethiopia

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

Ethiopia is a Dictatorship and the Regime Knows No Bounds: U.S. Congressman

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher accused the Ethiopian regime as ‘a dictatorship that knows no bounds’ and that arrogantly expects the U.S. to maintain good relations with it and perhaps expect to get some kind of aid.

BY ESAT NEWS

A U.S. congressman says the murder, repression and torture that is perpetrated by the Ethiopian regime is offensive to the American values. Dana Rohrabacher, who represents California’s 48th congressional district said the regime in Ethiopia “arrogantly expects the U.S. to continue good relationships with it and perhaps expect to get some type of aid.” Continue reading Ethiopia is a Dictatorship and the Regime Knows No Bounds: U.S. Congressman