Human Rights Files Pertaining to Ethiopia

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Updates on Human Rights in Ethiopia

February 23, 1998 - IFJ issues a statement on the death of Ato Abay Hailu of "Wolafen" magazine while under arrest.

February 13, 1998 - AAAS recognizes Professors Asrat and Alemayehu Teferra, Ethiopia's prominent prisoners of conscience and scientists.

January 20, 1998 - IFJ's statement on recent government attacks on the Ethiopian press.

January 20, 1998 - AKPAC issues appeal to the public on the recent arrest of its editorial board and the burning down of its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

January 20, 1998 - ISCEPC's statement on the persecution of the press in Ethiopia.

January 1998 - Amnesty International's Annual Report on Ethiopia for 1997.

December 9, 1997 - Statement of "Human Rights Watch" in the curtailment of human rights in Ethiopia.

December 1, 1997 - EHRCO issues report on Extra-judicial killing of Ato Tereffe Qumbi, Ato Tesfaye Kumisa and Captain Gudisa Insa [EHRCO Special Report 19].

September 1997 - Resolution of European Parliament on Human Right conditions in Ethiopia.

November 27, 1997 - Government Security officers arrest more human right activists (list includes Beyene Abdi, 72, a former judge and parliamentarian in Emperor Haile Selassie's time and for many years an official of the Mecha Tulema welfare association)- Statement from Amnesty International.

June 8, 1997 - International Secretariat of OMCT's statement on the assassination of Ato Assefa Maru by government security forces.

June 6, 1997 - Plight of W/O Svetlana Mamedova (a native of Georgia Republic and currently an Ethiopian citizen) detailed by EHRCO in its special report [EHRCO Special Report 17].

June 4, 1997 - Statement of Congressman E.E. Cummings on HR conditions in Ethiopia.

June 3, 1997 - EHRCO issues special report on the government's illegal measures against businessmen. [EHRCO special report 16]

May 27, 1997 - Bahtawi Fekade Selassie Tesfaye shot dead in the premises of St. Estifanos church in Addis Ababa [EHRCO - special report 15].

May 22, 1997 - The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky passes a resolution on HR abuses by the current Ethiopian government.

May 13, 1997 - EHRCO releases a special report on the killing of Ato Assefa Maru of Ethiopian Teachers Association [EHRCO Special Report 14].

May 12, 1997 - Amnesty International's Statement on the killing of Ato Assefa Maru.

May 2, 1997 - EHRCO issues a report on the violent actions of bombing in Addis Ababa, Harar and DireDawa [EHRCO Special Report 13].

Prominent Ethiopian Prisoners of Conscience

Amnesty International Reports on Ethiopia

Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) Reports

US State Department and Congress Reports

Other Human Right Reports

News About Human Rights Conditions in Ethiopia

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