Besides the fact that the UN and numbers of international human and humanitarian organizations have widely reported these abuses, no action was taken to put the abuses to an end. The Ethiopian main donors, including, the USA, UK and UE turned a blind eye. The Ethiopian Government sealed off the region and implementing an inhuman plan to subjugate the civilians. […]Read more ›
DAILY ATROCITIES AGAINST CIVILIANS IN OGADEN BY THE ETHIOPIAN ARMED FORCES AND THEIR ALLIED LIYU POLICE MILITIA. In 2007, the late Ethiopian Premier Minister, Melez Zenawi stated in a press conference in Addis-Ababa “We have launched a political and military operation to try to contain the activities of the ONLF (Ogaden National Liberation Front) in the region,”, the Ethiopian army […]
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.
Somalia: The African Rights Monitor calls the UN, AU and Somali Federal Government to investigate the Ethiopian army killings in Southern Somalia.
The African Rights Monitor calls the UN, AU and Somali Federal Government to investigate the Ethiopian army killings in Southern Somalia. On 18 July 2016, The Ethiopian army under Amisom umbrella carried out a cold blood shooting of civilians in Wardinle village 13km from Baidabo in Southern Somalia. 14 men reciting Qur’an (the Islamic Holy Book) were collected and shot […]Read more ›
Mersen Chala holds a photo of his brother Dinka, who was killed by Ethiopian security forces a day earlier, in Yubdo village, Oromia region, about 100 kilometers from Addis Ababa, December 2015.Read more ›
Jama Dubad village is located near the border between Ogaden Somali region of Ethiopia and Northern Somalia (Somaliland). An Ethiopian military patrolling the erea between Gashamo and Jama Dubad village confiscated a civilian car. The owners opened fire on the army and run in to the bush. The army asked for reinforcements and went in to the closest village which […]Read more ›
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 ›
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 ›