As universities across Ethiopia close to avert spread of the COVID-19 virus, Amnesty International is calling on the Ethiopian authorities to disclose measures it has taken to rescue 17 Amhara … Read More
Amnesty International said it has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over the weekend from various places in different parts of Oromia … Read More
The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, today wins the 2019 Noble Peace Laureate Prize for his contribution in restoring peace with the neighboring Eritrea.
Amnesty International urges the Government of Ethiopia today to immediately release five journalists arrested on ‘unsubstantiated terrorism charges’ a month ago.
Ethiopian Parliament today approves the appointment of former advisor of Amnesty International Daniel Bekele, to serve as Commissioner of Ethiopian Human Rights Commission.
Amnesty International today urged the Government of Ethiopia to stop the police from harassing the outspoken and award-winning journalist Eskinder Nega.
The Sudanese authorities must end measures taken under the state of emergency to violently crush dissent amid ongoing nationwide protests in the country, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International applauds a court ruling against mining company in South Africa, saying it is ‘a victory for marginalized communities across the country’.
Election campaigning will take place in a hostile political environment that leaves little room for people to freely and safely exercise their human rights, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International urges the Ethiopian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release a human rights defender and his friend who were arrested.
The new Secretary General of Amnesty International, the world’s biggest human rights organization, Kumi Naidoo, met with human rights activists from across Southern Africa in Johannesburg today, to hear first-hand … Read More
Zimbabwe’s election at the end of the month will take place in the context of decades of politically motivated gross human rights violations, including mass killings, the forced disappearance of … Read More
Amnesty International reiterates its longstanding call for the imposition of a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan by the UN security Council to cut off the supply of weapons being … Read 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.