– Socioeconomic and political conditions in a number of other countries made the growth of an international movement feasible. To ensure accuracy, we have cross-referenced. Ethiopia 2017/2018. Researcher - Office of the Senior Director for Research Amnesty International April 2018 – Present 1 year 5 months. (Amnesty International) — Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) must be reformed to enable it to contribute to the country making a break with its repressive past while promoting access to justice for victims of human rights violations, Amnesty International said today, as it released a new. Amnesty publishes review of human rights in 2018. International Christian Concern | Dec. When is the West going to stop funding thoses abuses? Without the West's fund EPRDF would not have been able to do that. Of the quintet, four were in sub-Saharan Africa and. Since taking office in April 2018, Prime. Ethiopia 2017/2018 The government lifted the state of emergency in June. Amnesty International and the monitoring group Airwars, in a report published late in April, said the U. (You may read the complete report here. Amnesty Intl. Fighter jets sent by the Nigerian Air Force fired rockets at villages where Fulani herdsmen were attacking Christian residents, according to a report released this week by Amnesty International. Ethiopia’s incoming prime minister must prioritize addressing the deep-rooted human rights crisis in the country, said Amnesty International following the election of Abiy Ahmed as chairman of the E. 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. Ethiopia: Amnesty International - Annual Report 2013 May 23, 2013 (Amnesty International) -The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. 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. The foreword, five regional overviews and a survey of 159 countries and territories bear witness to the suffering endured by many, whether it be through conflict, displacement, discrimination or repression. He has also visited the victims including those who are displaced. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. CIHRLA has consulted media and human rights experts inside and outside Ethiopia, and the report relies only on sources generally considered credible. Posted and Jemal Oumar Hojele at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on 15 March, on their way to a workshop. US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Eritrea: Information on whether Eritrean nationality has changed in light of deportations from Ethiopia. To ensure accuracy, we have cross-referenced. She further highlighted accounts from Eritreans living abroad describing their relatives at home as “struggling to meet their basic needs”. Women activists around the world have been at the forefront of the battle for human rights in 2018, Amnesty International said today as it launched its review on the state of human rights over the past year. May 23, 2013 | Amnesty International. 8 hours ago · Announcements. 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. Amnesty condemns 'mass arbitrary arrests' in Ethiopia. Click a topic to jump to it in the report. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than. 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. , Amnesty International Report 2013: The State of the World's Human Rights, p. Mejia / June 16th, 2018 Through this letter I express my unequivocal condemnation of Amnesty International with regards to the destabilizing role it has played in Nicaragua, my country of birth. Amnesty International has. Times of London: “Amnesty director’s links to global network of Islamists” Monday, August 17, 2015 1:12 am Amnesty International unwatch 0 209. Join our mailing list to keep up to date with the latest updates, events and publication release from the GEM Report. - July 1999 (PDF) Foreign Government Reports. 11 A former Bloomberg’s Ethiopia correspondent, who was deported from Ethiopia in 2018, described the issue on Facebook in March 2016: “It cost me 44 birr ($2. The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has licensed the first foreign capital lease finance company called Ethio Lease. 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:. Ethiopia: Amnesty Int’l says state of emergency worsens rights violations ESAT News (February 22, 2017) Amnesty International said in its annual report that the martial law declared by the Ethiopian regime in october last year has been used to further its human rights violations against citizens. 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. On the night of 25 March 2018, Eskinder Nega was re-arrested, along with 10 other people. 16/17 East Africa Press Officer, +254 (0) 20 428 30 20 seif. The Liyu. Ethiopia made little progress in 2017 on much-needed human rights reforms. Over the past 11 months, Ethiopia has managed to pay $9. “It’s Like We’re Always in a Prison” Abuses Against Boys Accused of National Security Offenses in Somalia – Feb. The Ethiopian government must immediately withdraw and disband the Liyu police unit of the Somali regional state, whose members are unlawfully killing people in neighbouring Oromia region, Amnesty International said today. At least four people, including the military chief of staff and a regional president, were killed in two separate incidents in Ethiopia last Saturday in what the government says was an attempted coup. This entry was posted on April 11, 2017, in Amnesty International -ETHIOPIA 2015/2016, Amnesty International 2013 Report: Ethiopia, Uncategorized. 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. Inspiring change, Achieving results. Over the past 11 months, Ethiopia has managed to pay $9. March 23, 2018 / Gilad Atzmon By Paul De Rooij One must marvel at the first few paragraphs of Amnesty International’s recent press release: “The international community’s catastrophic failure to take concrete action to protect the people of Syria has allowed parties to the conflict, most notably the Syrian government, to commit war crimes and crimes against…. Although it is close to two decades late, Amnesty International welcomes Eritrea’s submission of its initial report. When human rights are denied, we won’t be silent. The foreword, five regional overviews and a survey of 159 countries and territories bear witness to the suffering endured by many, whether it be through conflict, displacement, discrimination or repression. The number of countries designated as Free stands at 88, representing 45 percent of the world's 195 polities and more than 2. Ethiopia/Eritrea Amnesty International witnesses cruelty of mass deportations "I was picked up at night, thrown into prison, not allowed time to pack. International Anti-Corruption Day 2018: The power of people’s pressure. Amnesty International’s 1995 report Ethiopia: Between November 2015 and early 2018, security forces killed at least 2 000 people in long-drawn out protests over an Integrated Addis Master. UNPO has released a report on human rights in Ethiopia, shedding light on the worrying situation of the Oromo and Ogadeni peoples. - July 1999 (PDF) Foreign Government Reports. The organization says it has more than seven million members and supporters around the world. Priority Issues for 2015; Reports from 2012-2014. The non-profit Ethiopian Human Rights Council said on Nov. Amnesty, who started documenting clashes in January 2016, said yesterday (17 December) violence was. , Ethiopia: Prisoners of conscience on trial for treason: opposition party leaders, human rights defenders and journalists, p. 12 Jul 2018 12:36 GMT. Amnesty International accuses Ethiopian troops in Somalia of war atrocities Ethiopia's government: Report unbalanced and "categorically wrong. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion. Ethiopia: Police unit unlawfully killing people must be stopped Amnesty International, 31 May 2018 The Ethiopian government must immediately withdraw and disband the Liyu police unit of the Somali regional state, whose members are unlawfully killing people in neighbouring Oromia region, Amnesty International said today. , Ethiopia: Prisoners of conscience on trial for treason: opposition party leaders, human rights defenders and journalists, p. Human Rights Council. Sources said a team of ED officials reached Amnesty’s office at 2pm and were there. News Ethiopia: New journalist arrests put press freedom gains at risk – Amnesty International Since taking office in April 2018, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government has overturned the repressive civil society law and released dozens of detained journalists and bloggers. Domestic and international human rights organizations are not allowed to function in Eritrea. Foreword World Report 2018 is Human Rights Watch's 28th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. Amnesty International condemned the recent arrests of thousands of people in Ethiopia's capital, saying the detentions "threaten a new era of. Amnesty International condemns the use of excessive force by security forces against peaceful protesters in a number of locations across the Oromia region during the last two weeks [beginning of May 2014], which has resulted in the deaths and injuries of dozens of people including students and children. In fact Amnesty International have published a report showing that the opposite is true: most abuse comes from the right. But this is serious – it’s an 96-page Amnesty International report with nearly 500 references, concerning violations of international law. contain primary research conducted in Ethiopia, Egypt, and the United States between October 2017 and February 2018. 7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as the most populous around seven years from now and Nigeria overtaking the United States to become the world’s third largest country around 35 years from now, according to a new United. Februar 2018 Günter Schröder, Stellungnahme vom 18. While the findings remain shocking, it is the events such as those highlighted in the report that galvanised people across the world to stand up in. The government, however, continues to harass and intimidate its critics, even in Europe, Amnesty International reports. Amnesty Intl. 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. Qatar employs 5,100 workers on its World Cup sites at the moment but the number is expected to climb to 36,000 by 2018, according to Amnesty International. Amnesty International Press Office. 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. 7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as the most populous around seven years from now and Nigeria overtaking the United States to become the world’s third largest country around 35 years from now, according to a new United. News Business Ethiopia Saturday June 2, 2018. International Christian Concern | Dec. Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights. Click here to view the 2017 Annual Report. In a tweet posted in Arabic, Amnesty wrote, “We call on Egyptian authorities to conduct an impartial, thorough and transparent investigation into the circumstances of Mursi’s death, including his solitary confinement and isolation from the outside. News, reports and success stories for the country including AI Annual Report entries for the past ten years. Nigeria's military dismisses as "outright falsehood" an Amnesty International report that claims security forces were warned several times ahead of a mass abduction of 110 schoolgirls in February 2018 Abuja, Federal Capital Territory - Nigeria latest news in English on live map - nigeria. Amnesty International presented the 2018 Ambassador of Conscience Award to US football player Colin Kaepernick. Its main focus is the dark days of 1988. Women activists around the world have been at the forefront of the battle for human rights in 2018, Amnesty International said today as it launched its review on the state of human rights over the. HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Ahead of the Human Rights Council elections by the General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters, New York, October 16, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report evaluates the country candidates for the October 16, 2017 election of 15 new members to the U. Februar 2018 Günter Schröder, Stellungnahme vom 18. Table of Country Scores. Working in partnership with other organisations – we are a member of a coalition called Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI). 2017 Annual Report - Prisoners of Conscience Project. Many families fled the country to seek asylum abroad due to mass persecution and imprisonment. Many of the killings are carried out by nomadic Hausa-Fulani herdsmen, a largely Muslim ethnic group that frequently targets the more settled Christian farming communities of central Nigeria. 2018 Amnesty International, Positionspapier, Überwachung von politischem Engagement innerhalb und außerhalb Äthiopien, Repressionen und Rückkehrgefährdung 29. your username. This new approach will focus at the local level to empower communities to improve the lives of vulnerable populations. 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. Amnesty International issued a statement today urging Ethiopian government to stop the killings of Oromo people by the Liyu. PREFACE The Amnesty International Report 2016/17 documents the state of the world’s human rights during 2016. Malagasy authorities must ensure a prompt, thorough and impartial investigation into the killing of two demonstrators in Antananarivo and perpetrators must be brought to book, Amnesty International said today. The report is a joint product of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Af- The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 is a joint product of the and the International. The world “reached a nadir” for human rights in the past year and international systems are no longer adequate to cope, according to an Amnesty International report. Thousands of Oromo people had been subjected to. (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 has denounced a rise in the use of the death sentence in South Sudan, urging the world's youngest nation to "stop signing execution orders. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion. While international partners tend to hail Ethiopia as an African democratic role model and a beacon of stability and hope in an otherwise troubled region, the. In a report based on the observations of a 1976 fact- finding visit to Ethiopia, Amnesty International stated that, since 1974, "there has developed a consistent pattern of widespread gross human rights violations," and it singled out the association tribunals for the most egregious disregard of basic human values. 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 country's ruling party members will choose a new leader this week but they will face a tough battle to reunite a nation at loggerheads. 4 billion, according to the report. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. Amnesty International's Death Sentence and Executions 2017 Report - Free download as PDF File (. policies promoting. pdf), Text File (. Priority Issues for 2017; International Safe Abortion Day Global Activities 2016. Join our mailing list to keep up to date with the latest updates, events and publication release from the GEM Report. Ethiopia: Amnesty Int’l says state of emergency worsens rights violations ESAT News (February 22, 2017) Amnesty International said in its annual report that the martial law declared by the Ethiopian regime in october last year has been used to further its human rights violations against citizens. Lebanon’s kafala sponsorship system has increased the risk that employees are subject to extensive violations, including sexual abuse and labor exploitation, Amnesty International has found. January 3, 2018 • Press Release Ethiopia: Closure of "torture chamber" could signal new chapter for human rights. In Defense of the Latest Amnesty International (AI) report Repression in the Oromia, Begna Dugassa, Ph. Amnesty's 'Annual Report 2017/2018' suggests a link between austerity across the globe and how government-spending cuts have an impact on how they follow through on their commitments to human rights. in deliberating on this Proclamation it is essential that you pay full account to the human rights of the people of Ethiopia. Nigerians living in the north have expressed mixed views after the military recommended a ban on Amnesty International. Februar 2018 Günter Schröder, Stellungnahme vom 18. View Chris Francois (They/Them)’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. 20, AFR 25/013/2006, May 2006. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion. Five African countries applied the death penalty in 2018, a report by international rights group Amnesty International revealed on Wednesday. While international partners tend to hail Ethiopia as an African democratic role model and a beacon of stability and hope in an otherwise troubled region, the. She is against any form. A Reagan Legacy: Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants As the nation's attention turns back to the fractured debate over immigration, it might be helpful to remember that in 1986, Ronald Reagan signed a. Eritrea 2017/2018. For people standing up for human rights, social media is an outlet to make their voices heard. D November 15, 2014 Posted by OromianEconomist in Africa, Amane Badhaso, Amnesty International's Report: Because I Am Oromo, Ethiopia's Colonizing Structure and the Development Problems of People of Oromia, Afar, Ogaden, Sidama, Southern Ethiopia and the Omo Valley, Ethnic Cleansing, Groups. In August protests resumed in Oromia against income tax increases and calling for the release of Beqele Gerba, Merera Gudina and other political prisoners. An upcoming report by Amnesty International India on impunity in Jammu and Kashmir looks at these issues in more detail. Bush for violating international torture laws, during his African tour this week. Open Letter to Amnesty International by a Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience by Camilo E. 25 Oct 2018. In its 2011 Freedom in the World report, Freedom House ranked Djibouti as "Not Free", a downgrading from its former status as "Partly Free". Ethio Lease was established by African Asset Finance Company, a New York City-based finance company, with a registered capital of 400 million birr. IRAN February - July 2018 Source: Amnesty International Physicians for Human Rights Dr Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian-born Swedish resident and academic,. The Ethiopian Defense Ministry confirmed on February 17 that the nationwide state of emergency would remain in place for six months - through the end of August 2018. Report from. Amnesty International is currently considered a "single author. A new report from the human rights group says the authoritarian governments of both countries have stifled the opposition and persecuted journalists. Helen Berhane, a gospel singer, was long detained in a shipping container because of her faith and music. Instead, it used a prolonged state of emergency, security force abuses, and repressive laws to continue suppressing basic. We are all born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms. Amnesty publishes review of human rights in 2018. 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. With the threat of returns to Myanmar once again looming over Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Amnesty International warned that Rakhine State remains unsafe while those responsible for atrocities continue to evade justice. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Ethiopia 2016/2017 Prolonged protests over political, economic, social and cultural grievances were met with excessive and lethal force by police. The Myanmar authorities must immediately release two journalists from the Reuters news agency who have been arbitrarily detained for investigating military abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Amnesty International said. " If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Combine with…. According to the report, civilians were burned alive, hanged using Read More. The Nigerian Air Force confirmed that jets were despatched, but said they were instructed to fire only. His work in international NGOs has included being Secretary-General of Amnesty International, Vice President of the International Center for Transitional Justice, and Executive Director of Security Council Report. Ethiopia made little progress in 2017 on much-needed human rights reforms. March 15, 2018 More. 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. 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. Burkina Faso / President commits to lifting financial barriers to maternal health in a meeting with Amnesty International OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, February 12, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, has committed to lifting all financial barriers to emergency obstetric care and access to family planning, as…. Siemens launches report on ‘Dawn of Digitalization and its Impact on Africa - Source: Siemens AG Ecolog International and Dynology Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation in defense and energy sectors - Source: Ecolog International. The Ethiopian Defense Ministry confirmed on February 17 that the nationwide state of emergency would remain in place for six months - through the end of August 2018. Teddy Afro, Ethiopia’s most celebrated pop star, donated 1 million Ethiopian birr to victims of Burayu massacre today. 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Impunity reigned in Middle East in 2018, says Amnesty International. März 2018 IIED, Urban refugee economies: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 14. Amnesty International 1961 - establishment 1971 - 700 prisoners of conscience released 1977 – awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1978 – wins the UN’s Human Rights Prize 1992 – membership passes 1-million milestone 2007 - UN General Assembly adopted resolution L29 calling for a global moratorium on executions. Tuesday, 16 May, 2017. Daarin lees je het belangrijkste nieuws over mensenrechten en Amnesty, én blijf je op de. 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. We saw the release of detained activists, journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia, including Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience, who had been re-arrested in March 2018 just weeks after his release from more than seven years in prison. NSCAG In its latest attempt to demonise Nicaragua, Amnesty International once again nails its colours to the mast of the right wing opposition. , Ethiopia: Prisoners of conscience on trial for treason: opposition party leaders, human rights defenders and journalists, p. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia region were being blocked by the Ethiopian government. 96, POL 10/001/2013, May 23, 2013. van der Kraaij This report is a follow-up to the 2016 report “ We are not animals to be hunted or sold’”: Violence and discrimination against people with albinism” and is based on visits conducted in 2017 as. 16, 2018 Amnesty International has released a new report describing how the Islamic State (ISIS) used a scorched earth policy to devastate rural Iraq. Some women were incorrectly told the procedure is reversible. 2018 in Washington, DC. Zenawi remained in that position until his death in August 2012. Nigerian security forces were warned about Boko Haram fighters near Dapchi, but failed to respond, allowing insurgents to kidnap 110 schoolgirls almost untouched, Amnesty International said. UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Citizenship and Nationality - Sept 2013 (PDF), Aug 2012 (PDF). 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. At least four people, including the military chief of staff and a regional president, were killed in two separate incidents in Ethiopia last Saturday in what the government says was an attempted coup. Amnesty Report Äthiopien 22. This sweet vintage Amnesty International t-shirt is from the 80s! Comes in white, featuring a candle stick and barbed wire design of Amnesty International: A Conspiracy of Hope, with P. Amnesty International has. 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 unit. Ethio 360 Media Zare Min Ale Wed 21 Aug 2019 The regional group IGAD and the international community have called on South Sudanese parties to implement the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the country in the coming three months. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. 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. News Business Ethiopia Saturday June 2, 2018. The country's ruling party members will choose a new leader this week but they will face a tough battle to reunite a nation at loggerheads. Ethiopia: Amnesty International Report 2017/18. D November 15, 2014 Posted by OromianEconomist in Africa, Amane Badhaso, Amnesty International's Report: Because I Am Oromo, Ethiopia's Colonizing Structure and the Development Problems of People of Oromia, Afar, Ogaden, Sidama, Southern Ethiopia and the Omo Valley, Ethnic Cleansing, Groups. Amnesty supporters wrote numerous letters to Eskinder and it didn’t go unnoticed. The report also summarizes the most important developments of the previous year relating to the use of capital punishment in each country that retains it. The Myanmar authorities must immediately release two journalists from the Reuters news agency who have been arbitrarily detained for investigating military abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Amnesty International said. 20, AFR 25/013/2006, May 2006. Ethiopia made little progress in 2017 on much-needed human rights reforms. As representatives of the two largest ethnic groups in the country they are in a position to do a number of things: demand The Anti-Terrorism Act, and The Charities and Societies Proclamation be immediately repealed, compile a comprehensive list of all political prisoners (working in cooperation with Amnesty International or The Ethiopia Human. We saw the release of detained activists, journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia, including Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience, who had been re-arrested in March 2018 just weeks after his release from more than seven years in prison. Subscribe to France 24 now: At least 58 people were killed during a weekend of ethnic violence in Ethiopia's. In her June report, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea cited UNICEF's report. Amnesty International cites Zambia for Human Rights abuse. 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. Its main focus is the dark days of 1988. Amnesty International on Friday accused the Ethiopian government of not doing enough to prevent escalating ethnic violence in some of its regions. View report - Ethiopia 2016/2017 View The Full Report. More than a hundred Sudanese nationals arrested in Niger are at risk of serious abuses including unlawful detention in harsh conditions, torture and other forms of ill-treatment, often for the purpose of extortion, after they were deported back to Libya last week, said Amnesty International. Amnesty Intl. We are all born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms. This infographic resource tracks developments on key flashpoints between Iran, the U. The crackdown on the political opposition saw mass arbitrary arrests, torture and other ill-treatment, unfair trials and violations of the rights to freedom of expression and association. Amnesty International 2013 Annual Report on Ethiopia Posted by ONA Admin / May 23, 2013 The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. Reports of. A new report from the human rights group says the authoritarian governments of both countries have stifled the opposition and persecuted journalists. Digital Producer at Amnesty International Greater New York City Area Attend and report on UN. Amnesty International Report 2017/18 - The State of the World's Human Rights - Egypt. Ethiopia: Amnesty International Report 2017/18. Conscription in Eritrea continues to be indefinite despite the government saying last year it would be limited to 18 months, Amnesty International says. “Land is life”, a new Amnesty International report on forced evictions in Swaziland called “They don’t see us as people” declares. Delegierte von Amnesty International hielten sich im September in Äthiopien auf. Nigerian security forces were warned about Boko Haram fighters near Dapchi, but failed to respond, allowing insurgents to kidnap 110 schoolgirls almost untouched, Amnesty International said. The Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) was established in the wake of the bloody fighting to draw a new border. Ethiopia: Government passes repressive new legislation (6 January 2009) Ethiopia: Arbitrary detention/torture or other ill-treatment: Birtukan Mideksa (AFR 25/003/2009) Ethiopia: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review (AFR 25/004/2009). 2017 Annual Report Transmission Letters. Its main focus is the dark days of 1988. The group had asked the new President, Muhammadu Buhari, to investigate Senior Military officials for complicity in the extra judicial killing of over 8,000 people in the…. Read more. Amnesty calls for probe of torture claims in Yemen prisons Report details alleged disappearances, torture and likely deaths in prisons and 'network of secret detention' centres. The NGO indicates that these detentions “threaten a new era of progress in the field of human rights” under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Freedom in the World 2018. 'You're an Eritrean,' they said. Breaking/Ethiopia Latest: The US State Department has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights The United States State Department report has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights. Helen Berhane, a gospel singer, was long detained in a shipping container because of her faith and music. Free Sign Up. News Ethiopia: New journalist arrests put press freedom gains at risk – Amnesty International Since taking office in April 2018, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government has overturned the repressive civil society law and released dozens of detained journalists and bloggers. Daarin lees je het belangrijkste nieuws over mensenrechten en Amnesty, én blijf je op de hoogte van onze acties. “Land is life”, a new Amnesty International report on forced evictions in Swaziland called “They don’t see us as people” declares. Eritrea’s 20-year war with neighboring Ethiopia is finally over. Amnesty International 2013 Report: Ethiopia 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. Amnesty’s report. Transparency International - The Global Anti-Corruption Coalition Donation amount. 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. 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 2018 CPI draws on 13 surveys and expert assessments to measure public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories, giving each a score from zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Amnesty International (AI) In its December 16, 2015 press release, Amnesty International expressed its concern that the protesters have been labelled ‘terrorists’ by Ethiopian authorities in an attempt to violently suppress protests against. Amnesty's 'Annual Report 2017/2018' suggests a link between austerity across the globe and how government-spending cuts have an impact on how they follow through on their commitments to human rights. The president of Amhara region, Ambachew Mekonnen, and his adviser Ezez Wassie were shot and killed. be transparent about how they use the death penalty, in line with international standards. Enable JavaScript support in your browser and reload this page. Freedom in the World 2018. Amnesty International Report 2015/16. The Presidency on Thursday said the report alleging human rights violation by the security agencies had credibility issues. Tuesday, 16 May, 2017. Ethiopia moves to release political prisoners, close notorious detention center 2 years ago by Lima Charlie In a surprise move, Ethiopia’s prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, announced Wednesday that the government will be shutting the infamous Maekelawi detention facility in Addis Ababa and that current political prisoners will receive. Ethiopia: Police unit unlawfully killing people must be stopped Amnesty International, 31 May 2018 The Ethiopian government must immediately withdraw and disband the Liyu police unit of the Somali regional state, whose members are unlawfully killing people in neighbouring Oromia region, Amnesty International said today. The corruption eradication commission (KPK) previously talked about the possibility of charging Tamzil with the death. 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. A damning new report by Amnesty International accuses US military forces of killing at least 14 civilians and injuring eight others in Somalia over the past two years. Amnesty International has condemned the recent arrests of thousands of people in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. Ethiopia has announced it will free all political prisoners and turn a notorious torture prison into a museum, but rights observers question how far the change will go. 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. Americans all over the country oppose building Trump’s wall, and we need your help to drive that point home to your Senator before it's too late. Amnesty International. A Reagan Legacy: Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants As the nation's attention turns back to the fractured debate over immigration, it might be helpful to remember that in 1986, Ronald Reagan signed a. Abuja, Nigeria. Amnesty International's Report: "Because I Am Oromo": A Sweeping Repression in Oromia November 14, 2014 Posted by OromianEconomist in Afar, Ethiopia's Colonizing Structure and the Development Problems of People of Oromia, Ethnic Cleansing, Genocidal Master plan of Ethiopia, Groups at risk of arbitrary arrest in Oromia: Amnesty International Report, Human Rights Watch on Human Rights. Here’s how Ethiopia’s new cabinet aligns with Prime Minister’s reform plans. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are all proving more and more popular when it comes to activism across the world, providing a space where people come together, exchange ideas, learn from one another, organise and have their say. The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. To ensure accuracy, we have cross-referenced. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International did not report on the 2015 violence and said they did not have enough reliable information on November’s events. net is funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, the Austrian Ministry of the Interior and Caritas Austria. Amnesty International has called for the release of four Iranians sentenced to a combined total of 45 years in prison "solely for practising their Christian faith". Forty-three illegal miners died after a landslide at Glencore’s Kamoto concession outside Kolwezi in Lualaba Province on 27 June. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Ethiopia in. Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO) Amnesty Press Release, June 23, 2015. Ethiopia human rights abuses can end with your support. Amnesty International is calling on the Ethiopian authorities to implement the recommendations of the 2004 referendum, which voted for a clear demarcation of the Oromia-Somali border, as a means of addressing the root causes of tensions in the region. Amnesty International concerned freedom of expression in ethiopia Friday, September 6, 2013. Abiy Ahmed—a 42-year-old former military officer from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, and a member of the ruling EPRDF—was confirmed as the new prime minister in April, and has embarked on an ambitious reform agenda aimed at opening civic and. Limited displays of dissent have been permitted in recent years, as the war in neighboring Ukraine, growing regional tensions, and a struggling economy motivate the government to seek better relations with the European Union (EU) and the United States. Ethiopia: Amnesty International - Annual Report 2013 May 23, 2013 (Amnesty International) -The state stifled freedom of expression, severely restricting the activities of the independent media, political opposition parties and human rights organizations. Amnesty International 2013 Report: Ethiopia 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. ABUJA— The Senate, yesterday, moved to set up an adhoc committee to probe Amnesty International's reports of rape, torture and starvation of women by military personnel in Internally Displaced. 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. According to Reuters, Amnesty International has urged Egyptian authorities to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi. The suspicious murder of opposition leaders and wide-spread human rights violations against opposition party members over the past few weeks raises questions about Ethiopia's elections, said Amnesty International as the parliamentary poll results were announced yesterday. Amnesty supporters wrote numerous letters to Eskinder and it didn’t go unnoticed. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT 2007 - Free download as PDF File (. Amnesty International on Friday accused the Ethiopian government of not doing enough to prevent escalating ethnic violence in some of its regions. In August, one of Al-Shabab's former leaders, Sheikh Mukhtar. Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls at IDPs, camps 24/05/2018 Nigeria A new report released by Amnesty International on. View Chris Francois (They/Them)’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Issa Tchiroma’s vituperative outbursts and banal aspersions cast on Amnesty International was bad politics, even more so, as the language was very unedifying and stripped his message of any significance It is certainly impossible to live down the vexatious report by Amnesty International (AI. Two Years since Rohingya Exodus, Impunity Reigns Supreme for Military. What is the point of having Amnesty International if the west keeps ignoring those compiled reports of crimes happening on a daily bases against Ethiopians. Five African countries applied the death penalty in 2018, a report by international rights group Amnesty International revealed on Wednesday. 16, 2018 Amnesty International has released a new report describing how the Islamic State (ISIS) used a scorched earth policy to devastate rural Iraq. Breaking/Ethiopia Latest: The US State Department has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights The United States State Department report has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights. The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent. 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. Economic growth continued apace, along with significant foreign investment including in the agriculture, construction and manufacturing sectors, large-scale development projects such as hydroelectric dam building and plantations, and widespread land-leasing, often to foreign companies. Amnesty International is embedded in a propaganda campaign — it will be cheerleading with blue and white pompons when the humanitarian bombs fall. Though close allies, the two organizations play complementary moles, more or less, reflecting a division. According to Amnesty international, there is a sweeping repression in the Oromo region of Ethiopia. Mike today put up a piece blowing away another lie that the Tories and their servants in the media have hawking: that the Left is full of misogynists, who harass and abuse women MPs. International rights group, Amnesty International, AI, has cautioned the Ethiopian government against returning to the authoritarian days of mass arrests after a report that about 1,200 persons. Ethiopia's incoming prime minister must prioritize addressing the deep-rooted human rights crisis in the country, said Amnesty International following the election of Abiy Ahmed as chairman of the E. Amnesty International's Death Sentence and Executions 2017 Report - Free download as PDF File (. Restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and of religion remained. Some of these postings may not reflect the official position of Amnesty International. Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people. Amnesty International presented the 2018 Ambassador of Conscience Award to US football player Colin Kaepernick. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. – Socioeconomic and political conditions in a number of other countries made the growth of an international movement feasible. Ethiopia/Eritrea Amnesty International witnesses cruelty of mass deportations "I was picked up at night, thrown into prison, not allowed time to pack. , from Libya to Italy) in June and July of 2018. Five African countries applied the death penalty in 2018, a report by international rights group Amnesty International revealed on Wednesday. (Amnesty USA) — At the end of 2016 Amnesty International published a report titled Ethiopia Offline: Evidence of Social Media Blocking and Internet Censorship in Ethiopia. It also noted national data indicating that half of all children had stunted growth. 12 Jul 2018 12:36 GMT. Nigeria has accused Amnesty International (AI) of producing a misleading report on its military's activities in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the north-east. The investigation's report should be made public. Amnesty International is embedded in a propaganda campaign — it will be cheerleading with blue and white pompons when the humanitarian bombs fall. What is the point of having Amnesty International if the west keeps ignoring those compiled reports of crimes happening on a daily bases against Ethiopians. Amnesty International has. The 2018 CPI draws on 13 surveys and expert assessments to measure public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories, giving each a score from zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The Amnesty report and Berhan both said that "hate speech" had been observed on social media during the clashes. Ethiopia moves to release political prisoners, close notorious detention center 2 years ago by Lima Charlie In a surprise move, Ethiopia's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, announced Wednesday that the government will be shutting the infamous Maekelawi detention facility in Addis Ababa and that current political prisoners will receive. Ethiopia, located in the Horn of Africa, is still coping with the effects of its worst drought in decades.