Press Releases 2000

DECEMBER 28/2000 THE REPRESSION INTENSIFIES AGAINST STUDENTS 

December 18/2000 INHUMANE CONDITIONS OF DETENTION REPORTED 

December 17, 2000 STOP THE REPRESSION AGAINST STUDENTS IN AWASSA AND OTHER PLACES 

December 15, 2000  GOVERNMENT CONTINUES HARASSMENT OF JOURNALISTS

DECEMBER 15/2000 RE YESHIWORK ZEWDE, THE YOUNG ETHIOPIAN GIRL FACING EXECUTION IN BAHRAIN

December 14, 2000 ETHIOPIAN GIRL IN DEATH ROW IN BAHRAIN THE PLIGHT OF ETHIOPIAN MAIDS IN THE MIDDLE EAST 

December 12, 2000 DECEMBER 1993- DECEMBER 2000 ABERA YEMANEAB-7 YEARS OF ILLEGAL DETENTION 

NOVEMBER 2000 ETHNIC DISCRIMINATION AND REPRESSION AGAINST AMHARAS 

November 27, 2000 ARBTIRARY SHOOTINGS BY SECURITY FORCES CONTINUES

November 27/2000HARASSMENT OF JOURNALISTS CONTINUES

NOVEMBER 25/2000UNDERGROUND SECRET PRISONS EXPOSED

November 20/ 2000 CITIZENS KIDNAPPED BY ERITREA ARE STILL LISTED AS "DISAPPEARED"

November 20/2000 ANOTHER EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLING REPORTED YITAGESU ZEWDE, 

November 20/ 2000 CITIZENS KIDNAPPED BY ERITREA ARE STILL LISTED AS "DISAPPEARED"

November 18, 2000 REPRESSION AGAINST THE INDEPENDENT PRESS: ETHIOP EDITOR IN CHIEF IMPRISONED 

November 17, 2000 ETHIOPIAN REFUGEES IN THE SUDAN APPEAL TO THE UNHCR FOR PROTECTION 

November 15, 2000 MORE ON THE VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY

October 27, 2000THE RULING PARTY (TPLF) CALLED UPON TO ACCOUNT FOR THE MURDER OF SCORES OF PEOPLE 

October 25/2000 PROTEST THE PLANNED DEPORTATION OF ETHIOPIAN REFUGEES FROM THE SUDAN 

October 24/2000 GOVERNMENT FANS ETHNIC CONFLICT AND CAUSES MASSACRES 

October 23/2000 TRAMPLING ON THE RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE CONTINUES RELENTLESSLY 

September 27/2000 THE REPRESSION CONTINUES

September 26/2000 RELEASE ABA AMHAYESUS NOW ! 

September 4, 2000 GROSS VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS CONTINUE

August 17, 2000DEPORTATIONS CONTINUE TO VIOLATE RIGHTS 

July 16,2000URGENT ACTION ARREST, DISAPPEARANCE AND POSSIBLE DEPORTATION OF REFUGEE BY THE SUDAN

July 6/2000 ON THE APPROVAL OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS BILLS BY THE EPRDF PARLIAMENT The EPRDF 

JUNE 26, 2000 Statement on the International Day Against the Use of Torture 

June 23, 2000 UNHCR ABANDONS ETHIOPIAN REFUGEES IN THE SUDAN 

June 15, 2000 REPRESSION AGAINST JOURNALISTS CONTINUES 

June 8, 2000 MISTREATEMENT AND DETENTION OF ETHIOPIANS IN ERITREA

June 7/2000 REPRESSION IN WOLLISSO 

June 5, 2000DISAPPEARANCE: JUNE 1991-JUNE 2000

JUNE 4,2000 REPRESSION IN GONDAR 

May 24, 2000 OPPOSITION PARTY MEMBER/ACTIVIST BEATEN TO DEATH 

May 22, 2000 ILLEGAL MEASURES AGAINST STUDENTS AND TEACHERS 

May 10, 2000 DISAPPEARANCE UNIVERSITY STUDENT TEREFE EJERA 

May 9, 2000 EPRDF & KENYA'S GOVERNMENT COLLIDE TO VIOLATE RIGHTS OF ETHIOPIANS

May 8/2000 KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF TEACHER IN BAHR DAR 

May 5, 2000MORE THAN 30 MINORS (18 0F THEM ETHIOPIANS) IN DJIBOUTI'S GABODE PRISON

May 4, 2000DETAINED MEMBER OF OPPOSITION GROUP FOUND MURDERED

May2,2000On the day the world observes International Press Freedom Day (May 3)

April 25, 2000 MORE THAN 183 PEOPLE ROUNDED UP IN JIMMA

April 24, 2000 ONE STUDENT KILLED, MANY WOUNDED, DOZENS ARRESTED IN NEKMTE 

April 21, 2000 ILLEGAL DETENTION, FORCED LABOUR & INHUMAN TREATMENT 

April 20, 2000 THE POLITICAL USE OF THE FAMINE AND VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS 

April 19, 2000 MORE THAN 10,000 PRISONERS IN HARARGHE REGION ALONE

April 15, 2000 FAMINE, AIDS, REPRESSION AND DEATH BY THOUSANDS

April 4, 2000KIDNAPPINGS AND DISAPPEARANCES

April 3, 2000PLIGHT OF ETHIOPIAN REFUGEES IN SOUTH AFRICA

March 30, 2000 UPDATE ON THE REPRESSION BY THE EPRDF GOVERNMENT 

March 24, 2000 PRESS GANGING OF YOUTHS INTO THE ARMY INTENSIFIED 

March 23,2000ILLIGAL DETENTION,MISTREATMENT OF PRESONERS IN HADIYA ZONE:

March 21, 2000 REPRESSION INTENSIFIED AS GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO RESPCT THE RULE OF LAW 

March 15, 2000 POLICE BRUTALITY, BEATING TO DEATH AND REPRESSION IN AMBO TOWN 

 March 15, 2000 FORCED RECRUITMENT STEPPED UP, CHILD SOLDIERS IN EVIDENCE 

March 14, 2000  STATEMENT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN ETHIOPIA 

MARCH 1995-March 2000: STATEMENT ON SOCEPP'S FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 

March 1, 2000 ON THE STEPPED REPRESSION IN THE HADIYA REGION 

March 1, 2000 UPDATE ON THE REPRESSION NEWSPAPERS BANNED, FORMER EDITOR JAILED, BUSINESS LEADERS ROUNDED UP 

February 25, 2000 TO HELP THE "DISAPPEARED" : WHAT CAN WE DO? 

February 19, 2000 SOLIDARITY: NEW AND FAIR TRIAL FOR MUMIA ABU JAMAL

February 17, 2000 GUINEA : SOLIDARITY RELEASE PROFESSOR ALPHA CONDE NOW!

February 17, 2000 MURDERS BY POLICE IN HADIYA ZONE 

February 14, 2000 DISAPPEARANCES 

February 13/2000 MORE REPRESSION IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA LINKED TO THE COMING ELECTIONS 

January 21, 2000 INTENSIFIED REPRESSION LINKED TO THE COMING ELECTIONS

January 10, 2000 ILLEGAL DETENTION AND BEATING TO DEATH OF PRISONER 

January 5, 2000 CURTAILMENT OF THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS AND REPRESSION AGAINST POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

January 3, 2000 WELAITA-SODO MORE THAN 500 DETAINED, HUNDREDS DRIVEN OUT AND NINE DISAPPEARED 

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