International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2013
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By Betre Yacob. The Ethiopian journalist Bisrat Woldemichael was kidnapped, threatened, humiliated, and beaten by the Ethiopian intelligence and security agents on 28 August, 2013. He has reported this incident today to journalists. Bisrat reported that the dreadful incident took place at Gotera, a p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2013
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18 September, 2013 Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE) have called for the imposition of targeted sanctions on key Eritrean officials in order to secure the release of prominent politicians and journalists who have been detained incommunicado for the last twel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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Netsanet Belay, an Ethiopian national, is Amnesty International‘s program director for Africa. A trained human rights lawyer, he has worked for more than 10 years promoting and defending human rights at local, national, regional and global levels. He spent more than two years in prison in Ethio...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 30th, 2012
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By Beny Gideon Mador 1. Application Of International Law In South Sudan Domestic Courts. The Republic of South Sudan is a country amongst other family of nations that lastly joined the United Nations (UN) on 14 July 2011; African Union (AU) on 27 July, 2011 and subsequent ratification and accession t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2012
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By Graham Peebles Graham Peebles looks at how the increasingly paranoid regime of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is systematically tightening its monopoly over information, suppressing free speech and suffocating media freedom. “Disempowerment is the aim, and the means are well known, cr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2012
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Last week I had an opportunity to address a town hall meeting in Seattle sponsored by the Ethiopian Public Forum in Seattle (EPFS), a civil society organization dedicated to promoting broad dialogue, debate and discussion on Ethiopia’s future. I was asked to articulate my views on Ethiopia’s transiti...