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Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

2 June 2016 The Ethiopian Government must end its escalating crackdown on human rights defenders, independent media, peaceful protestors as well as members and leaders of the political opposition through the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP) says a group of civil society organisations (CSOs). “The government’s repression of independent voices has significantly worsened as the Oromo protest […]

African governments urged against signing away water rights for decades

News Release: A paper published today by the International Institute for Environment and Development warns that African governments are signing away water rights for decades with insufficient regard for how this will affect millions of local users, including fishing, farming and pastoralist communities. The water rights often feature in the growing number of large land […]

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