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Oct 16

Ethiopian Authorities Convict Another Journalist

Temesghen Desalegn (CPJ)

(CPJ, Nairobi, Oct. 15, 2014) An Ethiopian court on Monday convicted a journalist and magazine owner Temesghen Desalegn of alleged defamation case of 2012, according to news reports and local journalists. The Federal High Court in the capital, Addis Ababa, found Mr. Temesghen guilty of incitement, defamation, and false publication in connection with

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Sep 16

Oromo Canadians Rally against Africa-Canadian Business Summit

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(URJII ONLINE) Oromo Canadians of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) and nearby cities staged a demonstration yesterday in downtown Toronto in protest to the invitation and participation of Ethiopian delegation in the ongoing Africa-Canadian business summit. The main goal of the demonstration was to bring to the attentions of the Canadian Government,

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May 01

Region-Wide, Heavy-Handed Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters

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(URJII ONLINE) Determined Oromos Students are being met with brutalities in different parts of Oromia by armed special squad of the Ethiopian EPRDD/TPLF Government while attempting to peacefully and non-violently exercise some of their fundamental rights. According to the Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA), in a heavy-handed crackdown being carried out …

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Mar 26

Arrests and Detentions of Oromo Students in Southern Oromia

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(URJII ONLINE) Around two hundred Oromo Students of a high school in Shakiso, Guji Zone, in southern Oromia have been detained following a clash with ethnic Amhara Students attending the same school on the 12 of March, 2014. The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa has issued the following press release:                Human …

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Feb 17

Sudan and Egypt Implicated in Human Trafficking

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(URJII Online) Since 2009, hundreds and possibly thousands of refugees, most of them Eritrean, have been kidnapped in eastern Sudan and sold to traffickers in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, where they are held and tortured until their relatives can raise tens of thousands of dollars in ransom money. According to a report released on 11 February …

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Dec 09

Mourning Mandela’s Departure While Honouring His Achievements: HRLHA Press Releasing

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(URJII ONLINE) We, the leadership of the Human Rights League of Horn of Africa (HRLHA), would like to express that we are deeply saddened by the passing away of our African hero and freedom icon Mr. Nelson Mandela, also known as Madiba especially among his funs and lovers. It is everyone’s belief that this icon …

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