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This submission is based on Human Rights Watch research on human rights issues impacting older women,[1] including domestic violence, abuse, and neglect in residential institutions for older people, abuses during armed conflict, and health disparities…
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 On October 9, 2016, the Ethiopian government announced a country-wide six-month state of emergency. This followed a year of widespread protests against government policies that state security forces violently suppressed, killing…
A woman cries as she attends a prayer session at Biftu Bole Lutheran Church during a prayer and candle ceremony for those who died in the town of Bishoftu during Ireecha, the thanksgiving festival for the Oromo people, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 9, 20
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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
 Committee on Development Subcommittee on Human Rights Joint Debate
 Human Rights Situation in Ethiopia: Need for Stronger EU Action October 12, 2016
 Testimony of Felix Horne, Senior Ethiopia/Eritrea Researcher, Human…
A man at a funeral holds up the portrait of Tesfu Tadese Biru, 32, a construction engineer who died during a stampede after police fired warning shots at an anti-government protest in Bishoftu during Irreecha, the thanksgiving festival of the Oromo people
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Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned about several human rights situations that have either been inadequately addressed by this Council, or on which the Council has remained largely silent.
 
 Bangladesh has taken an ever-increasing turn to…
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A human rights crisis is taking place in Ethiopia. It has received little attention internationally but is the biggest political crisis to hit Ethiopia since the 2005 elections.
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Protesters in Oromia region, Ethiopia.
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Human Rights Watch welcomes the adoption of the outcome of the UPR on Ethiopia, which reflected many important recommendations to address human rights concerns in the country. We welcome Ethiopia’s stated commitment to rights-based development and the…
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(All updates in bold) Ethiopia’s human rights situation since 2009 has been marked by a harsh intolerance for any criticism of government actions and a sharp decline in freedoms of expression and association. Critics of government policy continue to be…
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 (All updates are in bold) I. Summary and Background Malta places virtually all migrants who arrive by boat without permission, or “irregularly,” in detention, regardless of the fact that many are fleeing violence or persecution. Though under…