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Ethiopia - ICESCR - Ethnic Diversity - March 2012

Date: March 1, 2012
Document: ethiopia_icescr_ethnic_diversity_march_2012.pdf
Country: Ethiopia
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Bias and Discrimination , Diaspora Engagement , Economic, Social and Cultural Rights , Education , International Advocacy , Minority Rights , Workers' Rights
Mechanism: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

This report is based on interviews with members of the Ethiopian diaspora and professionals who work with them, as well as reviews of news and human rights reports. It highlights ongoing human rights violations perpetrated against members of the Oromo, Anuak, and other ethnic groups in Ethiopia, including forced displacement; discrimination in work and education; and preventing access to food, water, and health care. For background information, click here.