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Human Rights Council Human Rights - Violations of Minorities – July 2011

Date: July 1, 2011
Document: ethiopia_human_rights_committee_violations_of_hr_of_minorities_july_2011.pdf (PDF 159.0 KB)
Country: Ethiopia
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Detention, Diaspora Engagement, Due Process and Fair Trial, Expression and Opinion, International Advocacy, Minority Rights, Torture
Mechanism: UN Human Rights Committee

This submission highlights ongoing violations of the human rights of members of the Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia, including arbitrary arrest, detention, and torture. Other concerns include discrimination and violations of the freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly.