Ethiopia: EU must raise treatment of Human Rights Defenders with Prime Minister

Brussels, 13 June 2016 Dear President, High Representative, Dear Commissioners, The Prime Minister of Ethiopia will be visiting Brussels for the 2016 European Development Days. We urge you to express serious concerns about the Ethiopian Government’s violent repression of the Oromo protests, and its escalating crackdown on human rights defenders, independent media, peaceful protesters, and […]

Freezing of Human Rights Groups’ Accounts in Kenya

Human Rights Agenda (HURIA), The National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders-Kenya (NCHRD-K) and the East and Horn of Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) has learnt, with shock, of the intention of the Inspector General of Police of Kenya to freeze the bank accounts of two highly respected Kenyan human rights organizations.

End of year message from EHAHRDP’s Executive Director

Dear Friends and Partners, Season’s greetings from East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project! The year 2012 has been a productive and eventful one at EHAHRDP, as I hope it has also been with you. A major success in 2012 was the culmination of years of advocacy by EHAHRDP, network members and partners for greater […]

Joint letter requesting Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to remove arbitrary restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and association in Ethiopia

October 9, 2012 Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Office of the Prime Minister P.O. Box 1031 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Re: Restrictions on Civil Society and Media Dear Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, As you assume the Premiership of Ethiopia, we, the undersigned organisations and individuals, would like to take the opportunity to […]