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UN Human Rights: Press Briefing Notes on Ethiopia

Ravina Shamdasani, spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

By Ravina Shamdasani | UNHCHR Spokesperson,

Given the extremely alarming reports that emerged earlier this month about serious human rights violations in the Oromia and Amhara regions of Ethiopia, the High Commissioner reached out to the Ethiopian Government, seeking access for independent observers to the country to assess the human rights situation. We have now received a reply from the Government, indicating that they will launch an independent investigation into the events. Continue reading UN Human Rights: Press Briefing Notes on Ethiopia