Tag Archives: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Ethiopia: UN human rights chief met opposition leaders, journalists

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 26, 2018) Members of the opposition and journalists who were recently released from prison had held talks with UN human rights chief and gave firsthand account of the human rights violations in the country. Ethiopian authorities allow UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, to take a closer look at the ...

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UN rights chief visits Ethiopia as country continues to deny independent investigations into rights violations

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 23, 2018) The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is making a follow up visit to Ethiopia, a country that has continued to refuse access to UN rapporteurs to investigate extrajudicial killings and numerous rights violations. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has so far been not successful in getting Ethiopian authorities provide access to ...

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Ethiopia faces crises without guaranteeing civil, political rights: UN Commissioner

ESAT News (September 18, 2017) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said today that unless there is opening up of the political space in Ethiopia, the country is doomed to fail. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein was speaking in Washington, DC to members of the press and the human rights community, where he recalled that his team of human rights ...

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