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Representatives of some of Ethiopia’s biggest aid donors are to send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has called for the forced relocation of tribal people in Ethiopia to be halted, and has raised concerns over Botswana’s Bushmen.
A Christian bishop and a Muslim MP will form part of a Sudanese delegation to Ethiopia this week. They will urge the African Union to tackle famine and violence.
Startling new research has found that debt burdens in impoverished countries have increased significantly since the debt cancellation of the 2000s.
Survival International have said that new photographic evidence proves Ethiopia's controversial plantations scheme is killing the Lower Omo River.
Amnesty International has urged the governments of Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia to arrest former US President George W. Bush for crimes of torture.
The Ethiopian government should cease using its anti-terrorism law against journalists and peaceful political activists, two major human rights groups say.
The UN’s growing concern over Ethiopia’s construction of the Gibe III dam has prompted it to demand urgent information from the African state.
Survival International say that around a hundred Ethiopian tribespeople have been arrested and jailed for opposing a controversial new dam.
The World Council of Churches' Executive Committee, meeting in Addis Ababa, have seen directly the impact of the regional humanitarian crisis.