Archive | March 10, 2017

kids beading rgb

WMS students lend hands to Oromo Awareness Project

WMS students lend hands to Oromo Awareness Project By Martina Baca Worthington, Minnesota (Daily Globe) — Worthington Middle School (WMS) students came together Friday afternoon to make bracelets as a way to support the Oromo Awareness Project. The Oromo Awareness Project is an effort led by WMS student and Oromo eighth-grader Chaltu Uli, who hopes […]

Ancient Ethiopian community upholds Gadaa traditions and leadership

Ancient Ethiopian community upholds Gadaa traditions and leadership

Ancient Ethiopian community upholds Gadaa traditions and leadership Let’s turn to our special series on the Borana community in southern Ethiopia. Under a system of governance known as Gadaa, representatives from five royal lineages prepare for leadership. Each cycle lasts for eight years. At the start of a new era eligible candidates are judged on […]

Amnesty on social media - human rights

A Government Plan, People’s Protests and Government’s Responses

A Government Plan, A People’s Protests and a Government’s Responses The Ethiopian government declared a state of emergency on 9 October 2016. Protests in Oromia, which later spread to Amhara and other regions, had been ongoing since November 2015. (Amnesty International) — The protests in the Oromia Region in November 2015 were initially against the government’s Addis […]

Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia (EventID=105673)

Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia (EventID=105673)

Follow @HouseForeign Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ), Chairman 03.09.2017 2:00pm 2172 Rayburn Fore more Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia

US: Stand Up for Ethiopians as Government Stifles Protests, Jails Journalists

US: Stand Up for Ethiopians as Government Stifles Protests, Jails Journalists

US: Stand Up for Ethiopians as Government Stifles Protests, Jails Journalists Human Rights Watch Statement on Ethiopia to US Congress Human Rights Watch Statement to US House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Thursday, March 9, 2017 Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, members of the Subcommittee: thank […]

Designed and Developed by NextGen IT Solutions