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Ethiopia’s Human Rights Crisis Worsened: HRW

“Donors countries and development agencies are partly to blame for the deteriorating human right situation in Ethiopia” – HRW

By Betre Yacob,

The human rights situation in Ethiopia has worsened drastically, according to the 2013 Human Rights Watch’s World Report, which summarizes the human rights situation of more than 90 countries worldwide—drawing on events from the end of 2011 through November 2012.

The 665 page report says that Ethiopia’s dictatorial regime has deliberately continued to severely restrict fundamental rights of freedom of expression, association, and assembly. In addition, the report indicates that intimidation, arbitrary arrest, torture, forced displacement, and killing remain routine throughout the country.  Continue reading Ethiopia’s Human Rights Crisis Worsened: HRW