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Britain Funds Human Rights Abusers in Ethiopia

The crimes against humanity taking place in the Ogaden is widely recorded, the current crisis taking place in this region is one of the worst in the world

The Liyuu (Special) Police is particularly similar to the Janjaweed militia of Darfur
The Liyuu (Special) Police is particularly similar to the Janjaweed militia of Darfur

By The Guardian,

The UK government is providing financial aid to human rights abusers in Ethiopia through funding training paramilitaries, who perpetrate summary killings, rape and torture in the impoverished African country, local media reported.

Through its foreign aid budget, the UK government provides financial support to an Ethiopian government security force known as the “special police” as part of its “peace and development programme”, which would cost up to £15 million in five years, The Guardian reported.  Continue reading Britain Funds Human Rights Abusers in Ethiopia