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France – Official statement on the situation in Ethiopia

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Situation in Tigray (29 January 2021) France is extremely concerned by the gravity of the humanitarian and food crisis in Tigray and reiterates its call to the Ethiopian government to facilitate access to the region – including the Hitsats…

Joint NGO Letter call for a Special Session on the deteriorating human rights situation in Ethiopia

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28 January 2021 | OPEN LETTER | To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights non-governmental organizations,…

Departing US Envoy Warns Ethiopia Against Violence

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VOA News | ADDIS ABABA - Calling Ethiopia “the critical actor in Horn of Africa stability,” outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Raynor voiced confidence in a strengthened bilateral relationship but warned that violence – especially…

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

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Source: The New York Times | Simon Marks and Declan Walsh It was the latest of several bloody outbursts over the past year in the western region of Benishangul-Gumuz, along the border with Sudan, where ethnic tensions are running high. At…

Over 80 civilians killed in latest west Ethiopia massacre: EHRC

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Age of victims of attack in Metekel zone in Benishangul-Gumuz region ranged between two and 45, says Ethiopian Human Rights Commission.   More than 80 civilians, including children as young as two years old, have been killed in the…