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Ethiopia: U.S Department of State Human Rights report 2013

Ethiopia: U.S Department of State Human Rights report 2013, PDF EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Ethiopia is a federal republic. The ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), a coalition of four ethnically based parties, controls the government. In September 2012, following the death of former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, parliament elected Hailemariam Desalegn as prime minister. In [...]

US Department of State Report 2012 on Human Rights in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: United States Department of State Report on Human Rights Practices for 2012 US State Department report on Ethiopia’s human rights record – (PDF) Ethiopia is a federal republic. On August 20, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi died. The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) elected then deputy prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn to take Meles’s [...]

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U.S. Department of State 2011 Human Rights Report – Ethiopia

U.S. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011, Ethiopia The most significant human rights problems included the government’s arrest of more than 100 opposition political figures, activists, journalists, and bloggers. The government charged 14 of those arrested under the antiterrorism proclamation. In addition it charged another 17 [...]

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2010 Human Rights Reports: Ethiopia

Human rights abuses reported during the year included unlawful killings, torture, beating, and abuse and mistreatment of detainees and opposition supporters by security forces, especially special police and local militias, which took aggressive or violent action with evident impunity in numerous instances; poor prison conditions; arbitrary arrest and detention, particularly of suspected sympathizers or members [...]

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