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Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the UN children’s agency. She spoke with Associated Press after visiting a school for refugees from neighboring Sudan.
In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have put laws that “improperly constrain” nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society.
U.N. experts say Eritrea’s human rights record has not changed for the better since the government signed a peace agreement with Ethiopia last year.
Two locks of hair belonging to Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros will be repatriated after request from Addis Ababa, the National Army Museum in Britain announced.
This law is the first major legislative reform measure that PM Abiy Ahmed has taken toward ensuring an open operating environment for civil society.
Abiy’s Ethiopia pardons more than 13,000 people in the past six months who had been accused of treason or terrorism, state-affiliated media said on Tuesday.
Ethiopia allows almost 1 million refugees to leave camps and work. in move praised for providing them more dignity and reducing reliance on foreign aid.
Ethiopia’s state broadcaster EBC aired documentary this week, detailing numerous horrendous torture acts carried out by security services in recent years.
Ethiopia arrest former head of military-run industrial shortly after authorities announced investigations targeting senior members of the security forces.