Disarmament amidst militarized conflicts, a faltering commitment, and absence of political settlement will not bring lasting peace to Ethiopia. A call for a rethink!

At least 270,000 ex-fighters await DDR in Tigray alone (Illustration: Matias Samuel/Addis Standard) Addis Abeba – Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) has emerged as one of the three policy pillars…

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Despite concerns, Ethiopia advances Transitional Justice, imperiling path to genuine justice and reconciliation. A call for reflection and revision!

Transitional Justice, Illustration by Matias Samuel/Addis Standard Addis Abeba – Ethiopia’s recent endeavor to embrace transitional justice as a means to deliver justice, reconciliation, and accountability to the victims of…

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News: Western Command First Instance Military Court sentences army members to death, life in prison for “supporting TPLF’s agenda”

Hearing at Western Command First Military Court. Photo: ENDF By Getahun Tsegaye @GetahunTsegay12                                                                                         …

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News Analysis: Ethiopia Rights Commission latest report on Tigray details killings of civilians, widespread looting and systemic displacement in areas visited

Supplies are brought into Um Raquba settlement in Sudan for refugees who fled from Tigray. Pictures: ©UNFPA Sudan/Sufian Abdul-Mout, November 2020 Addis Abeba, January 20/2020 – The Ethiopian Human Rights…

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