EHRDC released the 3rd assessment on the Situations of Human Rights Defenders in Ethiopia

The human rights situation in Ethiopia is deteriorating in 2022 Security force cases of abuse, armed group attacks, and deadly ethnic violence are contributing factors to this corrosion. Several reports of summary executions, civilian casualties, looting, and house burning have been reported from various parts of the country. After the TPLF claimed control of Dessie […]

The Ethiopian government should end the wave of disappearance and unlawful arrests of Human Rights Defenders, Journalists, and Activists. 

 “No alleged crimes or statements should justify the violation of Article 5 of the person’s right to be protected from enforced disappearance”  Ethiopian Human Rights Defender Center (EHRDC) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, and non-profit organization established to create a strong national human rights defenders’ network that is dedicated to protecting and defending Human Rights Defenders […]

በሰላማዊ ሰዎች ላይ በተለይም በሴቶች እና ህጻናት ላይ እየደረሰ ያለውን ጥቃት በተመለከተ የወጣ የጋራ ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫ

ግፍን እንጠየፋለን፤  በዜጎች ላይ የሚፈጸሙ የጅምላ ግድያዎች ይቁሙ! (JULY 1,2022) እኛ የሴት የሰብአዊ መብት ተሟጋቾች ጥምረት አባላት እንዲሁም ከታች ስማችን የተዘረዘረው የሲቪክ ማህበራት ድርጂቶች አገራችን ሰላም የሰፈነባት፣ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሥርዓት የተገነባባት፣ የሕግ የበላይነት የተረጋገጠባት እና ማህበራዊ ፍትሕ የጸናባት አገር እንድትሆን ካለን ጽኑ እምነት በመነጨ ትኩረታችንን ሰብአዊ መብቶች ላይ በማድረግ የበኩላችንን ድርሻ እያበረከትን እንገኛለን። የዛሬ አራት አመት […]


EHRDC in coordination with OHCHR, EARO as part of its support to the East African Women Human Right defenders’ network, has supported the establishment of the Ethiopian chapter of the Ethiopian Women Human Rights Defenders Network and its official launching on 1st October 2021. The objective of the network is to create a platform to […]

EHRDC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Assosa University

EHRDC as part of its project to establish human rights clubs in higher education establishments all over Ethiopia officially signed an MOU with Assosa University. As part of the inauguration of the University’s vice president of Research and Community service, and Dr. Haimanot, Dean of the Law school, Mr. Kidane delivered welcoming remarks. On behalf […]

Chief Commissioner of Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Dr. Daniel Bekele visited EHRDC office

We appreciate the Chief Commissioner of Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, Dr. Daniel Bekele for visiting our office. We had a fruitful discussion on strengthening the Center and our work towards the promotion and protection of Human Rights Defenders in Ethiopia. Our appreciation also goes to Mr. Solomon (PEJ Representative) for his support and engagement for […]

EHRDC conducted Basic Human Rights, Gender, and Human Rights Advocacy training in Jigjiga and Wolaita Sodo University

EHRDC conducted Basic Human Rights, Gender, and Human Rights Advocacy training in  Wolaita Sodo and Jigjiga University. The training was given to members of the Human Rights Club Members previously established by EHRDC in collaboration with the Universities.  The training and the establishments of the clubs are part of the project EHRDC is leading in […]