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“Amnesty International’s research points to a failure by the U. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE The Ethiopian government must immediately withdraw and disband the Liyu police unit of the Somali regional state, whose members are unlawfully killing the Oromo people, Amnesty International said today. Methodology. International observers, including the United Nations, Amnesty International, and HRW, though not on the ground reported that the Turkish Armed Forces and Turkey-supported armed opposition groups caused civilian casualties and destroyed hospitals and protected sites, such as cultural monuments, during the conduct of the operation. 3 Low penetration. ESAT News (June 12, 2018) Amnesty International issued a fresh call for the government of Ethiopia to immediately disband the Liyu Police unit in the Somali region of the country. News and Press Release from Amnesty International, published 01 Mar 2018 Report. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Impunity reigned in Middle East in 2018, says Amnesty International. 'You're an Eritrean,' they said. In 2018, human rights violations, persecution, conflict, and violence continued to displace many with some subsequently seeking international protection in Europe. The Ethiopian government also repeated its allegations against bitter rival Eritrea of plotting to bomb Addis Ababa during the African Union summit last week. According to the report, Egypt is the first Middle Eastern and North African country in the field of environmental sustainability and cultural resources. "It beggars. net is funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, the Austrian Ministry of the Interior and Caritas Austria. For half a century, Egypt’s Nubians have lobbied the government in Cairo for a return to. Delegierte von Amnesty International reisten im August nach Äthiopien, wurden jedoch ausgewiesen. Ethiopia: Onslaught on human rights ahead of elections Amnesty International, 22 May 2015 The run-up to Ethiopia’s elections on Sunday has been marred by gross, systematic and wide-spread violations of ordinary Ethiopians’ human rights, says Amnesty International. In October 2018, an Amnesty International researcher was abducted and beaten while observing demonstrations in Magas, the capital of Ingushetia, Russia. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. In 2018, Niger made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. This article, by Daniel Berhnane, was first published on the Canadian “Centre for Research on Globalization” on Oct. Amnesty International (AI) is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. Quantifying Peace and its Benefits The Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of. Amnesty International Ghana is a member of the global movement with over 10000 supporters, members and activists throughout Ghana. The panel submitted its report in May 2019. Amnesty International's Death Sentence and Executions 2017 Report - Free download as PDF File (. AFR 46/02/97. Click Step 1 to select the topics, Step 2 to select the countries/areas to be included in the report, and Step 3 to confirm your selections. 2018: Women rise up. Sep 24, 2018 · Amnesty International said in a statement that many of those arrested had been taking part in protests about the ethnic violence, adding that they "must all be released immediately and. Source: Amnesty International / The Dawn News / April 3, 2018 Youth protest in 2017 repressed by security forces. Disturbingly, the organization has also learned that, despite being informed in May of its flawed assessment of at least one of the men as a fighter, the U. From the worsening plight of refugees around the world to mass unlawful killings, from the vicious crackdowns on dissenting voices to the rise of hate speech across Europe and the USA, the world in 2016 became a darker and more unstable place. Bills Lobbied, 2018. News Business Ethiopia Saturday June 2, 2018. Ethiopia Amnesty International Annual Report 2013 The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Amnesty International is embedded in a propaganda campaign — it will be cheerleading with blue and white pompons when the humanitarian bombs fall. On the occasion of President Muhammadu Buhari's second inauguration, Amnesty International has issued a report, "Nigeria: Human Rights Agenda," a twenty-page indictment of human rights. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. “The use of Ethiopia’s Anti-Terrorism Proclamation to arbitrarily arrest journalists is completely out of step with reforms witnessed in the country,” said Seif Magango, Amnesty International’s deputy director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, calling for the law to be revised to align with international standards and no. Amnesty International Add to myFT. In countries including China, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Turkey, we won the release of human rights defenders imprisoned for standing against persecution. Michelle Kagari, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes. Amnesty International published the report condemning journalists for criticizing the indifference of Sui Prasanna on the Rohingya issue. Open Letter from Amnesty International to His Excellency the President Robert Mugabe concerning the need for public discussion and action on the disturbances in Matabeleland and the Midlands in the 1980s. Amnesty: Farmer-herder clashes kill 3,600 in Nigeria. pdf), Text File (. Amnesty International's 2017-2018 State of the World's Human Rights Annual Report says that in many countries, the politics of hate and fear are quickly becoming the norm. In a statement on 7th June, Amnesty International Nigeria condemned threats, intimidation and smear campaigns against it by the Nigerian military. Amnesty International issued a statement today urging Ethiopian government to stop the killings of Oromo people by the Liyu Police in Somalia Region of Ethiopia. ETHIOPIA : Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/2017 Prolonged protests over political, economic, social and cultural grievances were met with excessive and lethal force by police. In October 2018, an Amnesty International researcher was abducted and beaten while observing demonstrations in Magas, the capital of Ingushetia, Russia. 6 million over four years to go towards the Welcoming Communities programme. Ethiopia has seen the highest number of people forced to flee their homes within their country in the first half of 2018, according a report by the International Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). Amnesty also said the prisoners may have been torture. The Blue Party is now planning another demonstration for 7 September. No deaths were reported from the Addis Ababa protests, but photos and videos seen by Amnesty International show police beating protesters with batons at Meskel Square, the capital's main public space. Amnesty International February 23, 2016 International protection of human rights is in danger of unraveling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rights, warned Amnesty International as it launched its annual assessment of human rights around the world. They are a lefty organization beyond repair and have undermined their data with extreme leftist political rhetoric and pointed accusations at President Trump. Amnesty International är en global organisation som kämpar för alla människors lika värde. The African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) say they fully support the recent agreement between South Sudan’s warring parties to form a unity government. Prisoners were often whipped, kicked or tied with ropes in painful positions for prolonged periods. The decision was taken at Amnesty's hi. And in the report, the organization says over 3,641 of Nigerians were killed in 2018 alone in the herders-farmers crisis. This report is based on DFAT [s on-the-ground knowledge and discussions with a range of sources in Ethiopia. Cameroon faults Amnesty International rights abuse report. com/archive/saharareporters/El-Zakzaky-Nigerian-Government-Provoking-Fresh-Insurgency-Says-Falana-656219704. Ethiopia 2017/2018. Turkey spent the months leading up to its military incursion into northeast Syria forcibly deporting refugees to the war-torn country, in advance of attempting to create a so-called "safe zone" on the Syrian side of the border, new Amnesty International research has revealed. July 14, 2018 Martin Plaut Amnesty International, Ethiopia, News AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Eritrea's improved relationship with neighbouring Ethiopia presents a good opportunity to advance the protection of the…. Amnesty International is een wereldwijde beweging van meer dan 7 miljoen mensen in 150+ landen. See full lobbying profile for Amnesty International USA. The report by Amnesty International and the Open Observatory of Network Interference also found “systematic interference” with access to political opposition sites and ones supporting freedom. In the Somali region of Ethiopia, it seems like everyone knows someone who was locked up in the dreaded Jail Ogaden, but no one wants to speak about the horrors there. Where is the clamour from left and right, complaining about misuse of our generous aid to Ethiopia? This aid amounts to about £300 million yearly – Ethiopia receives more aid from the UK than any other country in the. Ethiopia 2016/2017 Prolonged protests over political, economic, social and cultural grievances were met with excessive and lethal force by police. And the timing is excellent: education has long been critical to human welfare, but it is even more so in a time of rapid economic and social change. Elliott has 8 jobs listed on their profile. At least 114 Ethiopian. ERITREA: REPRESSION WITHOUT BORDERS THREATS TO HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS ABROAD Amnesty International 4 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On 12 October 2018 the UN General Assembly elected Eritrea to be one of 47 member states of the UN. CIHRLA has consulted media and human rights experts inside and outside Ethiopia, and the report relies only on sources generally considered credible. Hailemariam Desalegn was appointed as his successor, and three deputy prime ministers were appointed to include representation of all ethnic-based parties in the ruling coalition. There are more than 300,000 Ethiopian still thought to be in the KSA and the influx of deportees is expected to rise after the month of Ramadan which ends on 15 June 2018. com/archive/saharareporters/El-Zakzaky-Nigerian-Government-Provoking-Fresh-Insurgency-Says-Falana-656219704. " (AP Photo). Since 2018, the US government has conducted an unlawful and discriminatory campaign of intimidation, threats, harassment, and criminal investigations against people who defend the human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers on the US-Mexico border, Amnesty International said in a new report released today. Oct 07, 2019 Oromo: Athletes Raise Awareness of Human Rights Violations The article below was published by Daily Maverik: Sport is a major unifier among all nations and the plight of Eritrean athletes should be enough to force the international community, particularly states that now host many Eritreans, to exert pressure on President Isaias Afwerki to implement reforms, 26 years after taking. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. over 60 high level government officials got arrested on charges of torture and corruption by the end of 2018, and Ethiopia's Legal Advisory Council. Eskinder Nega Speech at Amnesty International Conference New York City, June 08, 2018 A Production of New York & New Jersey Ethiopians Task Force. Click Build a Report to create a custom report across countries/areas and topics. Thousands of people from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group have been tortured, arrested and killed by the state because of their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report published today (Tues 28 Oct). At least 20 Amharas had been killed in these attacks by April 2018. Scritto da Betre Yacob. This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Ethiopia in October 2018. The two institut. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) hosted a summit commemorating the 20th anniversary of the passage of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 in Washington D. Other issues highlighted in the Irish Section of Amnesty’s review of 2018 were freedom of expression including the law on political funding, disability rights, refugee rights and policing. On that same day, Amnesty International released an investigative report (August 18, 2016) regarding Syrian jails. Aragie as one of the victims of the government crackdown; Current Status. The compulsory service, which often lasts. Other issues highlighted in the Irish Section of Amnesty’s review of 2018 were freedom of expression including the law on political funding, disability rights, refugee rights and policing. Below is the full report. Ethiopia postpones autonomy referendum for ethnic Sidama: Fana news agency October 16, 2019 3:35 pm Published by ETW – Ethiopia postponed by a week a referendum on self-determination for its ethnic Sidama community that would have created the country’s 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported on Tuesday. Download a copy of the latest Hong Kong Free Press Annual Report – it includes a Transparency Report based on our latest yearly, independent audit. The Blue Party is now planning another demonstration for 7 September. Presstv-yemenis fleeing hudaydah as fighting nears: amnesty. This briefing draws on 48 interviews Amnesty International conducted in November 2018 with refugee families and individuals registered with UNHCR and with the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. We'll continue to campaign relentlessly and give a voice to those who've had theirs taken away. Amnesty International 2013 Report: Ethiopia. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. 3 Low penetration. In 2018, Niger made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The organisation accuses Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it reveales satellite images indicating a build-up of Russian armour and artillery in eastern Ukraine. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – In awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel committee earlier this month praised his “discontinuing media censorship” among a series of achievements during his first 100 days in power in 2018. Campaign Manager – Demand Dignity Amnesty International £38,975 + excellent benefits Closing date: 25 July 2010. When Kaepernick protested by kneeling during the US national anthem at a football game in 2016, he drew attention to the disproportionate number of black people being killed by police in his country. Amnesty International will divest from fossil fuel companies in acknowledgement that investment in an industry whose products are the primary source of the climate crisis is at odds with the organization's mission of protecting and championing human rights. Commentary, 10 July 2019 In our Dear Africa, we have a very long road ahead to reach the point where journalisits uphold the noble epitome of the TRUTH and defend the ordinary people from being manupilated by few manipulating charlatans, destroying the LIFE of. President Trump has shutdown the government over his demand to send billions of dollars to build a wall along the U. Daarin lees je het belangrijkste nieuws over mensenrechten en Amnesty, én blijf je. Amnesty International sent a message to Eritrea Government, Mr Berhan Abrha, Minister of Finance of the Eritrean to be out from prison urgent statement released By Tigray National Regional State. Ethiopia is one of the least connected countries in the world with an internet penetration rate of only 15 percent in 2016, up from 12 percent the previous year, according to the latest data from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The below are some of the numerous and varied individual stories contained in this report: A student told Amnesty International how he was detained and tortured in Maikelawi Federal Police detention centre because a business plan he had prepared for a competition was alleged to be underpinned by political motivations. October 2018 SecGen Report/Oct2018 6 Source: Swedish Medical Association Amnesty International In May, Dr Fiku Maru was released from prison and all charges against him were dropped. It takes into account relevant and credible open source reports, including those produced by Amnesty International, Freedom House, Human Rights Watch, International Monetary Fund, International. Shop the official Amnesty International USA Store for ethically made t-shirts, hoodies, hats, bags and bandanas. She creates and curates online content that inspires followers to action. News and Press Release from Amnesty International, published 01 Jun 2018 Ethiopia: Police unit unlawfully killing people must be stopped according to a report by Ethiopia's National. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia region were being blocked by the Ethiopian government. according to Amnesty International's latest annual report, with signs of regression across the globe. Seif Magango. She further highlighted accounts from Eritreans living abroad describing their relatives at home as "struggling to meet their basic needs". The Eritrean government ended its long period of isolation in 2018 when it signed peace accords with Ethiopia and was nominated to join the UN’s Human Rights Council. Oct 07, 2019 Oromo: Athletes Raise Awareness of Human Rights Violations The article below was published by Daily Maverik: Sport is a major unifier among all nations and the plight of Eritrean athletes should be enough to force the international community, particularly states that now host many Eritreans, to exert pressure on President Isaias Afwerki to implement reforms, 26 years after taking. government has allowed gun violence to become a human rights crisis, according to “In the Line of Fire: Human Rights and the U. July 14, 2018 Martin Plaut Amnesty International, Ethiopia, News AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Eritrea's improved relationship with neighbouring Ethiopia presents a good opportunity to advance the protection of the…. On December 12, 2015, the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported violent protests in the Oromo region of Ethiopia in which more than 20 students were killed. News sources reported that local residents believed the Somali region's Liya police were responsible and that the grenade was. Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand is applauding the Government’s announcement of the removal of the family-link policy today. Amnesty International issued a statement today urging Ethiopian government to stop the killings of Oromo people by the Liyu Police in Somalia Region of Ethiopia. Freedom of expression continued to be subject to serious restrictions. The swearing in of Abiy Ahmed as Ethiopia's Prime Minister on April 2, 2018 has been regarded as a watershed moment in the country's political development; Abiy took power after his. Ethiopia's human rights record has sharply deteriorated, especially over the past few years, and. 6 million over four years to go towards the Welcoming Communities programme. The government, however, continues to harass and intimidate its critics, even in Europe, Amnesty International reports. This week Milwaukee, Wisconsin, experienced another police shooting and a neighborhood that erupted from pain and discontent. Presentato il 21 febbraio e online dal 22 febbraio 2018, il Rapporto Annuale di Amnesty International è un preziosissimo lavoro di ricerca e documentazione delle principali violazioni dei diritti umani nel mondo. Amnesty International 2013 Report: Ethiopia May 23, 2013 Source: Amnesty International 2013 Report: Ethiopia Background Freedom of expression Human rights defenders Torture and other ill-treatment Arbitrary arrests and detentions Excessive use of force Conflict in the Somali region Forced evictions The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent. It is leading to a world that is more fragmented, more unequal, more insecure — for. News and Press Release from Amnesty International, published 01 Mar 2018 Report. org Four members of the national NGO, the Ethiopian Human Rights Council – Addisu Teferi, Feqadu and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights for independent and impartial Get the Amnesty International. according to Amnesty International's latest annual report, with signs of regression across the globe. Andualem was freed along other journalists on April 5, 2018. Pro-government forces in South Sudan went on a weeks-long rampage of “staggering brutality” in opposition-controlled areas, raping and killing civilians and destroying their food supplies even after warring sides agreed a cease-fire, Amnesty International said. pdf), Text File (. Keywords or. April 15, 2018 Martin Plaut Amnesty International, News Israel: New testimonies show Israeli deportations putting Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers at risk in Uganda Report from Amnesty International Published on13 Apr…. Amnesty International Report 2017/18 - The State of the World's Human Rights - Ethiopia The government lifted the state of emergency in June. Amnesty International Deutschland. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are critical of Egypts response and the head of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, Hossam Bahgat, said This is a. Responding to an announcement by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn that all political prisoners will be released and a notorious detention centre closed, Fisseha Tekle, Ethiopia Researcher at Amnesty International, said: "Today's announcement could signal the end of an era of bloody repression in Ethiopia. 3 January 2018. The decision was taken at Amnesty’s hi. Amnesty International´s contacts inside Ethiopia reported that social media and messaging mobile applications such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, have been largely inaccessible since early March 2016, especially in the Oromia region where the bulk of the protests were taking place. In August protests resumed in Oromia against income tax increases and calling for the release of Beqele Gerba, Merera Gudina and other political prisoners. Amnesty International has expressed its concern about the conditions of 11 university students from Oromia region held incommunicado Amnesty International expressed its serious concern on Monday about the conditions of 11 university students from Oromia region who were being held incommunicado. The country is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's newly elected prime minister Abiy Ahmed attends a rally during his visit to Ambo in the Oromiya region, Ethiopia April 11, 2018. (OPride)— International human rights advocacy group Amnesty International are the latest to condemn the Ethiopian government’s rounding up of 3000 people over the past ten days. Amnesty International Report 2010 41 years, 2009 witnessed deep-seated political, religious and ethnic divisions spawning patterns of intolerance, injustice and violent conflict, in which those who speak up for human rights or call for reform all too often do so at their peril. Daarin lees je het belangrijkste nieuws over mensenrechten en Amnesty, én blijf je. Ethiopia won international acclaim for its reform agenda this year and continues to. 2018 Report on International Religious Freedom. Amnesty International Irish Section Company Limited By Guarantee was set up on Thursday the 4th of January 2007. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Amnesty International says intense fighting near Yemen’s largest port of Hudaydah has displaced tens of thousands of people, warning. Amnesty also said the prisoners may have been torture. Legal rights are diminishing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people across the African continent. Amnesty International February 23, 2016 International protection of human rights is in danger of unraveling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rights, warned Amnesty International as it launched its annual assessment of human rights around the world. from Amnesty the human rights of the people of Ethiopia. and Jemal Oumar Hojele at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on 15 March, on their way to a workshop in. The African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) say they fully support the recent agreement between South Sudan’s warring parties to form a unity government. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. 3 Low penetration. Improve this author Combine/separate works. Ethiopia, located in the Horn of Africa, is still coping with the effects of its worst drought in decades. President Trump has shutdown the government over his demand to send billions of dollars to build a wall along the U. April 15, 2018 Martin Plaut Amnesty International, News Israel: New testimonies show Israeli deportations putting Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers at risk in Uganda Report from Amnesty International Published on13 Apr…. Nigerians living in the north have expressed mixed views after the military recommended a ban on Amnesty International. A Bittersweet Nobel Prize for Ethiopia’s Leader. getresponse. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Head of state Girma Wolde-Giorgis Head of government Hailemariam Desalegn (replaced Meles Zenawi) The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. According to Amnesty international, there is a sweeping repression in the Oromo region of Ethiopia. They are a lefty organization beyond repair and have undermined their data with extreme leftist political rhetoric and pointed accusations at President Trump. From the worsening plight of refugees around the world to mass unlawful killings, from the vicious crackdowns on dissenting voices to the rise of hate speech across Europe and the USA, the world in 2016 became a darker and more unstable place. Jessie Mawson is the Social Media Specialist at Amnesty International Australia. Amnesty International USA has launched a new campaign called Troll Patrol, which is described as a crowd-sourced program for tracking online abuse of women. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Head of state Girma Wolde-Giorgis Head of government Hailemariam Desalegn (replaced Meles Zenawi) The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The State of the World's Human Rights 2018/19. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo Reuters OSLO. ETHIOPIA : Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/2017 Prolonged protests over political, economic, social and cultural grievances were met with excessive and lethal force by police. Today the Parliament selected Daniel Bekele to lead the state agency - Ethiopia's Human Rights Commission - after considering 73 male and 15 female candidates for the position. Thousands of people from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group have been tortured, arrested and killed by the state because of their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report published today (Tues 28 Oct). The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - the Human Rights Reports - cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. In February, 10,000 people who had been arbitrarily detained were released. March 15, 2018 More. Amnesty International released its 73-page report titled “The Hidden U. Amnesty alleges torture in some death penalty cases in Malaysia. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia region were being blocked by the Ethiopian government. The spine may show signs of wear. Amnesty International Human Rights Watch and other rights groups objected to the election of Cameroon and certain other countries. southern border. Ethiopia's human rights record has sharply deteriorated, especially over the past few years, and. International Commercial Arbitration and Foreign Courts. The conference The Human Rights Crisis in Ethiopia. The EIU’s flagship service examines and explains the important political and economic trends in a country. In the Somali region of Ethiopia, it seems like everyone knows someone who was locked up in the dreaded Jail Ogaden, but no one wants to speak about the horrors there. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Thousands of people from Ethiopia's largest ethnic group have been tortured, arrested and killed by the state because of their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report published today (Tues 28 Oct). 2018; The Washington Post 15 Feb. Amnesty International; Author division. Daarin lees je het belangrijkste nieuws over mensenrechten en Amnesty, én blijf je. Ethiopia: Government passes repressive new legislation (6 January 2009) Amnesty Report Fidschi 23. Other issues highlighted in the Irish Section of Amnesty’s review of 2018 were freedom of expression including the law on political funding, disability rights, refugee rights and policing. com June 11, 2018 February 9, 2019 Responding to reports that Ethiopia's notorious Liyu police unit committed another round of unlawful killings in Somali Region of Ethiopia, that may amount to extrajudicial executions, claiming at least 14 lives over the weekend, Amnesty International issued a fresh call for the government to. Aragie as one of the victims of the government crackdown; Current Status. The UK-based rights group Amnesty International has censured the recent detention of hundreds of people in Ethiopia's capital of Addis Ababa, saying that the arrests "threaten a new era of human rights gains" recently achieved by its new prime minister. Most often associated with the human rights organisation Amnesty International, the term can refer to anyone imprisoned because of their race, sexual orientation, religion, or political views. Rapporten en publicaties. Amnesty International, September 16, 2011, called on the Ethiopian government to end crackdown on government critics, listed Mr. This report is based on DFAT [s on-the-ground knowledge and discussions with a range of sources in Ethiopia. Inducing one's base to unleash devastation as. Ethiopia 2016/2017 Prolonged protests over political, economic, social and cultural grievances were met with excessive and lethal force by police. See full lobbying profile for Amnesty International USA. Gun Violence Crisis,” a new report from Amnesty International. Amnesty: US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa. Nigeria's military has committed war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape and killing civilians during its fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, human rights group. 407 115 A resolution recognizing the critical work of human rights defenders in promoting human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and good governance. In her June report, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea cited UNICEF's report. Bush during his 2011 Africa visit. She further highlighted accounts from Eritreans living abroad describing their relatives at home as “struggling to meet their basic needs”. com/archive/saharareporters/El-Zakzaky-Nigerian-Government-Provoking-Fresh-Insurgency-Says-Falana-656219704. The report by Amnesty International, Both organizations carried out research in Tanzania over 2018. The condemnation came in a Monday. The government lifted the state of emergency in June. 733 115 A. Michelle Kagari, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes. Amnesty International is appealing to the Ethiopian government against the unlawful detention of thousands of students from the Oromo ethnic group following a series of anti-government demonstrations which took place in Addis Ababa, different parts of the Oromia region and in other towns across the country. Ethiopia is one of the least connected countries in the world with an internet penetration rate of only 15 percent in 2016, up from 12 percent the previous year, according to the latest data from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Amnesty International Report 2017/18 ix PREFACE The Amnesty International Report 2017/18 shines a light on the state of the world's human rights during 2017. Amnesty International will divest from fossil fuel companies in acknowledgement that investment in an industry whose products are the primary source of the climate crisis is at odds with the organization’s mission of protecting and championing human rights. The report by Amnesty International and the Open Observatory of Network Interference also found “systematic interference” with access to political opposition sites and ones supporting freedom. The government, however, continues to harass and intimidate its critics, even in Europe, Amnesty International reports. He said the first thing to say about Amnesty International's Report: Setting the Record Straight, is to thank the organisation for confirming a fact by President Buhari that the conflict between. in deliberating on this Proclamation it is essential that you pay full account to the human rights of the people of Ethiopia. Inducing one's base to unleash devastation as. የስብሰባ ጥሪ በፍራንክፈርት ከተማ July 1, 2018 „Zählen Sie Ihre Hühner nicht, bevor sie geschlüpft sind“ June 30, 2018; የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ አርበኞች ግንባር ዘብ መደበኛ ስብሰባ በ 05. Responding to reports that Ethiopia's notorious Liyu police unit committed another round of unlawful killings, that may amount to extrajudicial executions, claiming at least 14 lives over the weekend, Amnesty International issued a fresh call for the government to immediately disband this police. Ethiopia is one of the least connected countries in the world with an internet penetration rate of only 15 percent in 2016, up from 12 percent the previous year, according to the latest data from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). JULY 2018 ISBN: 978-1-6231-36291 This report, based on almost 100 interviews, including 70 former prisoners of Jail Ogaden, Ethiopia’s federal system gives considerable autonomy to its. In June 2018, the advocacy. Ethiopia has seen the highest number of people forced to flee their homes within their country in the first half of 2018, according to the IDMC report on global displacement out today. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. Thousands of people from Ethiopia's largest ethnic group have been tortured, arrested and killed by the state because of their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report published today (Tues 28 Oct). THE WORLD NEEDS A DIFFERENT KIND OF LEADERSHIP, A DIFFERENT KIND OF POLITICS AS WELL AS ECONOMICS – SOMETHING THAT WORKS FOR ALL AND NOT JUST FOR A FAVOURED FEW. Below is the full report. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia region were being blocked by the Ethiopian government. The US is less safe for refugees than ever, evidence filed in court challenge shows (July 4, 2018) Report: USA: You don't have any rights here ; Amnesty International: Canada must strip USA of "safe third country" designation for refugee claimants. Human Rights Council. News sources reported that local residents believed the Somali region's Liya police were responsible and that the grenade was. Amnesty International for example, in its first false and inaccurate report on events in April and May 2018 had falsely alleged that Nicaragua’s police deliberately killed peaceful demonstrators to repress protests. References. The government lifted the state of emergency in June. Save the Children International January 2015 – May 2017 2 years 5 months. In August protests resumed in Oromia against income tax increases and calling for the release of Beqele Gerba, Merera Gudina and other political prisoners. Working in partnership with other organisations – we are a member of a coalition called Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI). ) LATEST: At least 78 people were killed in protests last week against the treatment of a prominent activist, the prime minister’s spokeswoman said on Thursday and another 409 have bee n detained for unrest #AceNewsDesk reports. Amnesty International USA. In August protests resumed in Oromia against income tax increases and calling for the release of Beqele Gerba, Merera Gudina and other political prisoners. NEW HOOOOOOOOOT Ethiopia Mixxxxxxxx Jonny Ragga Pick Up Da Phone ENJOY 2009 Dj angaw. This report is based on DFAT [s on-the-ground knowledge and discussions with a range of sources in Ethiopia. Ethiopia Amnesty International Annual Report 2013 The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. According to Amnesty international, there is a sweeping repression in the Oromo region of Ethiopia. The government, however, continues to harass and intimidate its critics, even in Europe, Amnesty International reports. Ethiopia postpones autonomy referendum for ethnic Sidama: Fana news agency October 16, 2019 3:35 pm Published by ETW – Ethiopia postponed by a week a referendum on self-determination for its ethnic Sidama community that would have created the country’s 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported on Tuesday. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo Reuters OSLO. Amnesty International said thousands of Oromo people had been systematically subjected to unlawful killings, torture and enforced disappearance. And the timing is excellent: education has long been critical to human welfare, but it is even more so in a time of rapid economic and social change. Amnesty International is appealing to the Ethiopian government against the unlawful detention of thousands of students from the Oromo ethnic group following a series of anti-government demonstrations which took place in Addis Ababa, different parts of the Oromia region and in other towns across the country. The statement issued by the SIS called the. UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere. Reports of. Improve this author Combine/separate works. Thousands of people from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group have been tortured, arrested and killed by the state because of their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report published today (Tues 28 Oct). The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. 407 115 A resolution recognizing the critical work of human rights defenders in promoting human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and good governance. Note: If information about a country or other area is missing from the custom report, click Countries/Regions above to see its full report. Tuesday, 16 May, 2017. All sources are fully cited, including a hyperlink, to facilitate the location of the information. We'll continue to campaign relentlessly and give a voice to those who’ve had theirs taken away. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. The Nigerian Air Force confirmed that jets were despatched, but said they were instructed to fire only. over 60 high level government officials got arrested on charges of torture and corruption by the end of 2018, and Ethiopia's Legal Advisory Council. INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONs Countries Where We Work The Red Cross responds to humanitarian needs in times of conflict and natural disasters, wherever and whenever they occur. Samuel Berhe, like many other Eritreans, fled the country some years ago to escape mandatory national service, which the government made indefinite following the 1998-2000 border war with Ethiopia. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo Reuters OSLO. Triggered by a violent crackdown on the 2016–2017 Cameroonian protests, the conflict escalated from a low-scale insurgency to a civil war-like situation. የኢህአፓ ሊቀመንበር መርሻ ዮሴፍ በወቅታዊ ጉዳዮች ላይ ይወያያሉ | Ethiopia ESAT Tikuret Habtamu and Teborne with Ato Solomom on EPRP – March 2019 (Part 2) ESAT Tikuret Habtamu and Teborne with Ato Solomon on EPRP Part 1 Mar 2019. Report: USC will do ‘whatever it takes’ to hire Meyer From their hospital beds in Adama in the centre of Ethiopia, their stories bear witness to a chaotic wave of violence last week that. Presentato il 21 febbraio e online dal 22 febbraio 2018, il Rapporto Annuale di Amnesty International è un preziosissimo lavoro di ricerca e documentazione delle principali violazioni dei diritti umani nel mondo. Amnesty International released its 73-page report titled “The Hidden U. medical supplies could have ended up with Isis, Amnesty report warns. Fidschi 2017/18. Today some 5. SO, HELP ME GOD. —Fisseha Tekle, Amnesty International’s researcher for Ethiopia “The Anti-Terrorism Proclamation continues to be the government’s tool of choice for arbitrarily arresting people. According to a paper by the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University School of Law, "The CSO law is the product of the Ethiopian government’s deep suspicion of civil society" and has been frequently used to silence any organization that advocates for human rights in Ethiopia. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. The UK-based rights group Amnesty International has censured the recent detention of hundreds of people in Ethiopia's capital of Addis Ababa, saying that the arrests "threaten a new era of human rights gains" recently achieved by its new prime minister. There are more than 300,000 Ethiopian still thought to be in the KSA and the influx of deportees is expected to rise after the month of Ramadan which ends on 15 June 2018. Source: Transformation index, BTI January 05, 2018 / Awol Kassim Allo An economy in free fall, ever-deepening repression, a deteriorating security, inter-ethnic violence, and a vicious. THE WORLD NEEDS A DIFFERENT KIND OF LEADERSHIP, A DIFFERENT KIND OF POLITICS AS WELL AS ECONOMICS – SOMETHING THAT WORKS FOR ALL AND NOT JUST FOR A FAVOURED FEW. Excerpt: The role of the Military Field Court Not one of the detainees condemned to hang at Saydnaya Prison is given anything that resembles an actual trial. JULY 2018 ISBN: 978-1-6231-36291 This report, based on almost 100 interviews, including 70 former prisoners of Jail Ogaden, Ethiopia’s federal system gives considerable autonomy to its. Amnesty International has asked the government of Ethiopia to disband a police unit which is accused of carrying out human rights abuses in the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. GCPEA found one report of an attack on a school in Ethiopia during the reporting period. On June 8, 2018, AIUSA, Amnesty International Bronx chapter and a coalition of US-based Africa diaspora groups, have organized a conference in New York City focused on the human rights situation inside Ethiopia and its implications for the region. 2004 · Documentary; 1:38:41. Subject: “Ethiopia: New journalist arrests put press freedom gains at risk” AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE, July 9, 2019. The USSR alleged that Amnesty International conducted espionage, the Moroccan government denounced it as a defender of lawbreakers, and the Argentinian government banned Amnesty International's 1983 annual report. Seif Magango, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes. The Eritrean government ended its long period of isolation in 2018 when it signed peace accords with Ethiopia and was nominated to join the UN's Human Rights Council. "It beggars. ETHIOPIA September 2017 - February 2018 Source: Swedish Medical Association Amnesty International The Secretariat received a call to sign a petition in support of the Ethiopian-born Swedish cardiologist, Dr Fikru Maru, who has been in detention for 4 years in Ethiopia. The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - the Human Rights Reports - cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. Responding to an announcement by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn that all political prisoners will be released and a notorious detention centre closed, Fisseha Tekle, Ethiopia Researcher at Amnesty International, said:. The law prohibits such practices, although there were reports that police and other security personnel used excessive force to manage protests. Amnesty International Canada. But that’s OK. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The two institut. In a 37-page report, Amnesty said it had catalogued “unlawful killings, destruction of private property, arbitrary arrests and torture. Jessie also trains local Amnesty Action Groups (comprised of hundreds of activists) to enact human rights impact through their own social media. It also noted national data indicating that half of all children had stunted growth. ELECTING THE 2018-2020 MEMBERS OF THE U. The rather combative government riposte to the Amnesty report was an unnecessary own goal that sullies and casts aspersion on Cameroon's image before the international community. [fn] “Report 2003 – Ethiopia”, Amnesty International, 28 May 2003. Amnesty International: “End violence against people with albinism in Malawi” (2018) Posted on April 10, 2019 by Dr.