Why is the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Opposing the UN Human Rights Commission’s Session on Ethiopia?
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Why is the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Opposing the UN Human Rights Commission’s Session on Ethiopia?

The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) is convening today a special session on the grave human rights situation in Ethiopia. The EHRC is opposing, among other things, the HRC’s proposal to establish an independent body to investigate HR violations. The most disingenuous argument of the EHRC says “the draft resolution risks reopening for further deliberation their [victims’] truth as victims and survivors”. This is yet another stab by EHRC on Tigrayans. It is painful because it is being used to attack Tigrayans, while pretending it cares for them.

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Abiy’s undignified coronation: lavish party accompanied by ignoble figures, images of famine and carnage

Think about where Abiy Ahmed was just two years ago and the pariah he is now, put his coronation in the context of the ugly and stubborn reality of ethnic cleansing, carnage, famine and genocide, and bring the state media EBC's messages and images on a day when it is supposed to be busy glorifying the king. It couldn't have been a more ignoble coronation, could it?

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Who is fighting for Tigray?

During his first state visit to Mekelle, the capital of Tigray, Abiy Ahmed said: “Ethiopia without Tigray is as meaningless as a car without an engine.” On many occasions, Abiy Ahmed didn’t hide his admiration for the people of Tigray and their role in building the Ethiopia he inherited.

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