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 Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you are released, you do not know if you are alive or dead. You are tortured and humiliated day and night, you are starved, [and] you…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary On October 2, 2016 scores of people, possibly hundreds, died at the annual Irreecha cultural festival of Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromo people, following a stampede triggered by security forces’ use of teargas and discharge of firearms in response to…
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 State security forces in Ethiopia have used excessive and lethal force against largely peaceful protests that have swept through Oromia, the country’s largest region, since November 2015. Over 400 people are estimated to have…
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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has increased, the…
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 Berhanena Selam Printing Enterprise 
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 “They Know Everything We Do”
 Telecom and Internet Surveillance in Ethiopia
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 “One [police officer] hit me on the back of my head
 with a long black stick and blindfolded me. They took me to their office. These
 were interrogators…. They slapped me on the…
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 Located in southern Ethiopia the Lower Omo Valley is one of the most remote and culturally diverse places in East Africa and amongst the most unique ecological areas in the world. Believed to have been a crossroads for…
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 Development without Freedom
 How Aid Underwrites Repression in Ethiopia
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 “They don’t come with a gun and say sign
 this document [party membership] but there are one hundred ways of putting
 pressure.”
 —Aid official, Addis Ababa, June 16, 2009
 On May 23, 2010, Ethiopian citizens will vote…
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 Hostile Shores
 Abuse and Refoulement of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in
 Yemen
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 To the Office of the United Nations
 High Commissioner for…
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 “Hostages to Peace”
 Threats to Human Rights and Democracy in Somaliland
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 Horn of Africa
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 Government of Somaliland
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 Members of the Guurti
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"Why Am I Still Here?" The 2007 Horn of Africa Renditions and the Fate of Those Still Missing Map of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia Summary Recommendations To the Ethiopian Government To the Kenyan Government To the US Government To the Somali Government…
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 Tens of thousands of ethnic Somali civilians living in
 eastern Ethiopia's SomaliRegionalState are experiencing
 serious abuses and a looming humanitarian crisis in the context of a
 little-known conflict between the…
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 Map 1: Mogadishu: Insurgent attacks through mid-March 2007
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Suppressing Dissent Human Rights
 Abuses and Political Repression in Ethiopia's Oromia Region Summary Recommendations To the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic
 of Ethiopia and the Regional Government of Oromia State To International…
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The following account was told to Human Rights Watch by an elderly Anuak man from a village called Otiel in Gambella.For three months in mid-2004, a small garrison of Ethiopian National Defense Force soldiers was stationed just outside of his village.He…