The ethnic Somali population of the Ogaden, in the southeast part of the country, has been the victim of extreme government brutality since 1992. It is a familiar story of a region with a strong identity seeking autonomy from central government, and the regime denying them that democratic right.Read more ›
African Rights Monitor Intervention at the UN Minority Forum 2015 at Geneva, Switzerland. Mr Abdul Mohamed presented ARM intervention.
Eighth Forum on Minority Issues 24 and 25 November 2015 “Minorities in the Criminal Justice System” Plenary sessions on 24 and 25 November in Room XX will be live streamed on UN Web TV (http://webtv.un.org/). OHCHR
The ruling authorities of Ethiopia have a longstanding history of violation of human rights in the Ogaden territory, a homeland of Somalis under Ethiopian rule, also known as the Somali State of Ethiopia. The people of this territory have been subjected to different alien administrations and ensuing oppression for nearly a century. The Ogaden territory is in Southeastern Ethiopia and borders the Afar region and Republic of Djibouti to the North, Oromia in the West, Somalia in the East and Kenya to the South.Read more ›
Africa is a continent where child soldier is widespread. The violent conflicts in this continent tend to take years and decades to be resolved – an environment and time that molds the psychology and social skills of children involved for the rest of their lives.Read more ›
African Rights Monitor African Rights Monitor (ARM) is a not-for-profit organization that was organised, and is operated, to monitor human rights violations in conflict the gross and post-conflict African Territories. ARM seeks to increase global awareness of violations of human rights occurring in present day Africa, ARM believes that increased awareness of such violations can be accomplished through educating civil […]Read more ›
27 June 2011, New York Submission from African Rights Monitor to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, July 2011, New York Related to the discussion of the country situation in Ethiopia and its performance in the upholding the convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women This African Rights Monitors submission is […]Read more ›
The Ethiopian government through the Ethiopian army has set up a notorious prison in Jigjiga called Jail Ogaden, that is used to met collective punishment to civilians of the Somali regional state under Ethiopian oppressive rule.Read more ›