Tag Archives: Rep. Mike Coffman

Congressman urges U.S. to impose sanctions on ex Ethiopian spy chief

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 22, 2018) A congressman wrote a petition urging the United States to apply the Global Magnitsky sanctions against a former Ethiopian spy chief who is implicated in a wide range of crimes and human rights violations. In a letter to the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin, Representative ...

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    Ethiopians await Senate resolution after human rights resolution passes House

    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 11, 2018) After a year of relentless campaign by Ethiopian Americans who were able to garner support from many congressmen, a human rights resolution had passed the House on Tuesday, which among others supports respect for human rights and encourage inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Last minutes effort by the Ethiopian regime that uses a ...

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      Congress to vote on Ethiopia resolution

      by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 5, 2018) The U.S. House of Representative will hold a vote on Tuesday on House Resolution 128, a.k.a. H. Res. 128, a resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. #BreakingNews: I’m happy to announce the #Hres128 will be on the Floor of the House of Representatives this coming Tuesday. ...

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        U.S. gave 28 day ultimatum to Ethiopia regime to allow UN rapporteurs

        by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 2, 2017) The United States on Wednesday gave a 28 day ultimatum to the Ethiopian regime to announce its consent to allow rapporteurs for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights investigate human rights violations in the country. House majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R) said he communicated to the Ethiopian regime that ...

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          House majority leader, congressmen demand Ethiopian regime to give UN rapporteurs unfettered access

          By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 30, 2018) House majority leader Kevin McCarthy, Rep. Chris Smith and Rep. Mike Coffman demanded that the Ethiopian regime should allow UN human rights rapporteurs to investigate human rights violations in the country. The call by the congressmen came at a meeting held between representatives of Ethiopian civic and political groups with majority leader ...

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