human right

By IndepthAfrica
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May 5th, 2014
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By Alem Mamo The suffocatingly oppressive political rule of TPLF/EPRDF has continued to terrorize the people of Ethiopia, denying them their basic human rights to live in peace, dignity, and inclusive harmony. Since coming to power in 1991, the TPLF-led regime has implemented a deliberate system of p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 8th, 2013
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An Ethiopian journalist lost an appeal on Tuesday against a five-year prison sentence for her role in promoting subversive plots by a rebel group. Reyot Alemu, a columnist at the now-defunct Feteh newspaper, and fellow journalist Woubishet Taye were found guilty a year ago of conspiring to participat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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By Ambassador Joseph Stafford International Human Rights Day, which we celebrate each December 10, commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. In adopting the UDHR, the United States and governments around the world rec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 23rd, 2012
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ARUSHA, Tanzania, January 23, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Delegates at the just-ended fourth meeting of the EAC Forum of National Human Rights Commissions in Nairobi, Kenya, have called upon EAC Partner States to better address people’s rights to foster the social, economic a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 18th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Human Rights office, in cooperation with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights convened a two day-meeting of the Special Procedures of the United Nations Human Rights Council and the Special M...
By benim
In Gambia
Jul 22nd, 2011
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Human rights groups have denounced a climate of fear in Gambia claiming disappearances, killings and torture go unpunished, as President Yayha Jammeh marks 17 years in power on Friday. “President Jammeh marks July 22 each year as ?Freedom Day? and yet Gambia is ruled with an iron fist by a gove...
By benim
In Abuse
Dec 11th, 2010
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South Africa. Nelson Mandela’s “Rainbow Nation.” Home to one of the most vibrant, active and creative activist movements of the 20th century. The first nation on earth to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation in the constitution. The first African country to legalize sam...