Monthly Archives: Jul 2020

44th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive dialogue on Eritrea – ​Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

30 June 2020 Madam President, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. I am very pleased to join this session of the Human Rights Council and present my second annual report on the situation of human rights in Eritrea. I would like to begin by wishing all participants in this session good health and by thanking the organisers for facilitating my intervention. Before

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Deadly protests erupt after Ethiopian singer killed

BBC NEWS Seven people have died in Ethiopia in protests that followed the shooting dead of musician Hachalu Hundessa, well known for his political songs, medics have told the BBC. Police are investigating his death. Hachalu’s songs often focused on the rights of the country’s Oromo ethnic group and became anthems in a wave of protests that led to the

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Massive marches across Sudan for justice and revolution’s goals

Sudan Tribune June 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) – Hundreds of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Tuesday in the capital Khartoum and others states to mark the first anniversary of 30th of June 2019, when countless protesters marched across the country chanting slogans hostile to the military transitional council. This year, the Sudanese wanted to recall the need to

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