EHRDC is concerned about the Arbitrary Arrests of Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) Human Rights Experts

According to a statement by the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO),  three of their Human Rights Experts and one driver were illegally detained yesterday,  January 5, 2023. Following complaints received by the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) from individuals whose houses had been demolished and evicted, EHRCO’s three human rights experts and one driver went […]

Our Senior Advocacy and Communications Officer with Fana Tv discuss our activities on #16daysactivism against GBV

Our Senior Advocacy and Communications Officer Kalkidan Tesfaye appeared on Fana Tv to discuss our #16daysofactivism and our activities of educating our society about gender based violence, supporting service providers and how the way we treat our children impacts the nature of our society and equality of women. #womenrights #humanrights #humanrightsdefenders #16DaysofActivism #herstory

A Statement of Appreciation for the Permanent Cessation of Hostilities and Call for Commitment to its Implementation

Joint Press Statement A statement of Appreciation for the Permanent Cessation of Hostilities and Call for Commitment For Amharic statement – content/uploads/2022/11/Amharic-statement-on-the-peace-deal.pdf We the undersigned local Civil Society Organizations appreciate that the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have signed an agreement to the […]

ስለተጀመረው የሰላም ንግግር የማበረታቻ እና የመልካም ምኞቶች መግለጫ

ስለተጀመረው የሰላም ንግግር የማበረታቻ እና የመልካም ምኞቶች መግለጫ እኛ ስማችን ከዚህ በታች የተዘረዘረው አገር በቀል የሲቪክ ማህበራት በደቡብ አፍሪካ፣ ፕሪቶሪያ ከተማ በኢትዮጵያ ፌደራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ መንግሥት እና በሕወሓት መካከል የተጀመረውን የሰላም ንግግር የምናበረታታ እና የምንደግፍ መሆኑን እየገለጽን፤ የሰላም ንግግሩ በመጀመሩ የተሰማንን ደስታ ለመግለጽ እንወዳለን። ይህ ንግግር በሰሜን ኢትዮጵያ ያለውን ጦርነት በሰላማዊ መንገድ እልባት እንዲያገኝ መንገድ […]

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 […]