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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ETH/CO/1,19 August 2011: Ethiopia

12. The Committee is concerned about the criminalization of “homosexuality and other indecent acts”, as are other international human rights treaty bodies. As pointed out by the Committee, such criminalization violates the rights to privacy and to protection against discrimination set out in the Covenant. The Committee’s concerns are not allayed by the information furnished […]

Ethiopia: Government acknowledges detention of 41 terrorism suspects rendered by Somalia

On 9 April, the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs acknowledged that 41 suspected terrorists captured in Somalia have been handed over by the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia to the Ethiopian authorities and are currently detained in Ethiopia. According to a recent report by Amnesty International, Ethiopia has not acknowledged detaining all the individuals rendered […]