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Ethiopia

Joint NGO Letter Addressing the Pervasive Human Rights Crisis in Ethiopia

Geneva, 25 May 2017 RE: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need…

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News and Press Release
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Freedom House, CIVICUS, OMCT, RSF, ISHR, HRW, FIDH, GCR2P
Posted:
26 May 2017
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Ethiopia

Joint NGO letter to the UN Human Rights Council on Ethiopia

Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia, including the recent crackdown on largely peaceful protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. As the UN Human…

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News and Press Release
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Amnesty, Freedom House, CIVICUS, OMCT, RSF, ISHR, HRW, FIDH, GCR2P
Posted:
13 Sep 2016
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Sudan

Open Letter concerning excessive use of force by Sudanese authorities

3 May 2016 To: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) ACHPR Commissioner on the Human Rights Situation in Sudan, Mr Lawrence Mute Government of Sudan UN Human Rights Council UN Independent Expert on the situation of Human Rights in…

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News and Press Release
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Amnesty, Freedom House, HRW, FIDH, IRRI, Enough Project, HART, Sudan Consortium
Posted:
05 May 2016

Sudan

Sudan blocks civil society participation in UN-led human rights review

(31 March 2016) The efforts of the Government of Sudan to obstruct the engagement of civil society activists in a United Nations (UN)-led human rights review of the country is unacceptable and shows blatant contempt not…

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News and Press Release
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Amnesty, Freedom House, OMCT, HRW, FIDH, SUDO (UK)
Posted:
04 Apr 2016

Sudan

Sudan: Police Forcibly End Protest against Dam Project

In response to Sudanese authorities in Khartoum violently dispersing peaceful protestors, Freedom House issued the following statement: “The government of Sudan continues to forcibly suppress dissent and undermine citizens’ right to assemble,” said Vukasin Petrovic, director for…

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News and Press Release
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Freedom House
Posted:
22 Feb 2016

Madagascar + 11 more

Freedom in the World 2010: Global Erosion of Freedom

Washington For the fourth consecutive year, global declines in freedom outweighed gains in 2009, as measured by Freedom House's annual survey of political rights and civil liberties, Freedom in the World 2010. This represents the longest continuous period of decline…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Freedom House
Posted:
21 Mar 2011