THE U.S House of Representatives and the government of United Kingdom together with EU Parliament and United Nations have recently stepped up a campaign to help Somalis from Ogaden region to realize that their voice has been heard by the International Community after decades of virtual silent.
As UK’s government recently released a report indicating allegations of abuses by the Liyu Police or “Special Police”, which London expressed its concerns, United States House of Representatives and EU Parliament have both sent strong messages to Addis Ababa, which was meant to open the Somali religion of Ogaden to the humanitarian agencies and International media to have free access to avoid further humanitarian crisis. Continue reading US House Urges Ethiopia to Make Ogaden Accessible→
Crocodiles are known to shed tears as they eat their victims. In this case they have a lot in common with those ruling Ethiopia today who are shedding fake tears over human rights of the Eritrean people whose rights they have been violating the last 15 years in ways rarely seen before in the world: ethnic cleansing, mass expulsion, property expropriation, occupying their sovereign land, among other inhuman forms.
On June 4, 2013, Mr. Minelik Alemu Getahun of Ethiopia without the slightest sense of shame told those participating at the 20th Meeting of the 23rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council “it is deplorable that the Government of Eritrea continues to commit systematic human rights violations against its own people. We are deeply concerned by the deteriorating human rights situation in Eritrea.” Continue reading Ethiopia Sheds Crocodile Tears Over Human Rights in Eritrea→