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The State of Emergency as Justification of Human Rights Violations

On October 9, 2016, the government of Ethiopia declared a state of emergency....

16th March 2017  By Meron Mesfin

Jailed Journalist Elias Gebru Needs Justice and Medical Help

Ethiopian freelance journalist Elias Gebru worked as an editor for many...

1st March 2017  By BefeQadu Z. Hailu

Eritrea: The People Who Were Never Free

True independence - some have it, some have fleetingly felt it, and others...

10th February 2017  By Edoardo Iacobelli

Egypt: “Gift of the Nile” abuses the gift of Press Freedom

Egypt - a country with one of the oldest historical records of modern civilization,...

14th December 2016  By Karin Filkaszova

Imprisoned, Tortured and Sentenced to Death – For Supporting my People

My name is Daljir. I am an Ethiopian citizen, but Somali by origin. I was born...

9th December 2016  By Daljir 

Ogaden: Breaking the Networks of Oppression

The Somali (Ogaden) region in Ethiopia, despite being one of the most oppressive...

23rd November 2016  By Aden Hassan

My Brother Was Killed by the President in the Somali Regional State

On October 29, 2016, Abdi Mohamoud Omar, the President of the Somali...

20th November 2016  By Mustafa Omer

New Movement in Ogaden: Somali Region Justice and Democracy Movement (SRJDM)

Reports of serious human rights violations are continuously coming from...

8th November 2016  By Melody Sundberg

The Shame of Silence

When I came home tonight, my 10-month-old daughter, as usual, crawled frantically...

5th November 2016  By Aden Hassan

So, You Think You are a Democrat?

The rationale behind the question is challenging. A democrat believes in the rule...

20th October 2016  By Wondemagne Ejigu

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