Amnesty International, the global human rights advocating group, accused the government of Ethiopia for severe violations of human rights from rape to torture under the regime of the reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who came to power two years ago.
Amnesty International, the global rights defender, accused the Addis Ababa municipality led by Mayor Takele Uma, for “demolishing dozens of homes belonging to day labourers over the past three weeks”,making at least 1,000 people homeless amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Protesters across sub-Saharan Africa have braved bullets and beatings to defend their rights in the face of continuing conflict and state repression, Amnesty International said today as it published its annual review of human rights in the region.
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 students from Dembi Dolo University in Western Oromia, who were abducted by unidentified people in November 2019 and have been missing since.
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 Region of Ethiopia.