Archive | February 14, 2017

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Why We Must Act Now to Address a New Famine in Somalia

(Newsweek) — The election last week of a new president in Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed—known as Farmajo—came at the same time the country was in the news for being one of the seven affected by U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. President Mohamed immediately promised a “new beginning” for his country. He undoubtedly faces monumental […]

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Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa reunites with family

Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa reunites with family

Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa reunites with family despite President Trump order NO airport hug compares to the overwhelming release of joy Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa got to enjoy with his family at Miami International Airport today. Australia (News.com.au) — The circumstances that conspired against the Olympic silver medallist and his young family are […]

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HRLHA: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

Human Rights League of Horn of Africa (HRLHA) Written Statement: Submitted to United Nations Human Rights Council, 34th Session 27 February – 24 March, 2017 Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention (Country- Ethiopia) Geneva, 12 February, 2017 ETHIOPIA: ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN OROMIA ESCALATE AFTER THE STATE OF EMERGENCY […]

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Ethiopia: Dams, Plantations a Threat to Kenyans – Water Levels down

Ethiopia: Dams, Plantations a Threat to Kenyans Lake Turkana Water Levels down, further drop expected Nairobi (HRW) – Dropping water levels in Kenya’s Lake Turkana following the development of dams and plantations in Ethiopia’s lower Omo Valley threaten the livelihoods of half a million indigenous people in Ethiopia and Kenya, Human Rights Watch said today. […]

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