Publications related to Ogaden

Jun 11, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for CEDAW Review of Ethiopia

Due to their ethnicities and gender, Ogadeni and Oromo women face a double-discrimination in Ethiopia. In addition to these discriminations, for most Ogadeni women the issue is three-fold as they are rural women as well, often times with limited access to basic services including justice.  In addition to the widespread sexual violence and rape Ogadeni and Oromo women face due to internal conflicts,...

Jun 11, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for CEDAW Review of Ethio...

On Monday 11 June 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 72nd session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which Ethiopia will...

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Jan 09, 2018

UNPO Releases Briefing Note on the Current Situation...

The current situation in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia is mainly determined by a large number of human rights violations, as Ethiopia openly breaches the obligations it has by virtue of being party to...

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Jun 23, 2017

UNPO Submits Report for Midterm Universal Periodic...

In 2013, UNPO’s report on the occasion of Ethiopia’s UPR underlined that both the Oromo and the Ogadeni suffer various forms of persecution in their attempts to practice their Constitutional...

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Mar 16, 2017

UNPO Releases Report on Human Rights in Ethio...

Ethiopia’s economy has been growing steadily in recent years, boasting a small emerging middle class and receiving continuously-increasing foreign investment. The country is seen as a key ally by...

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Jan 08, 2015

UNPO Publishes Updated Report on the Persecution...

In recent years the Ogaden people in Eastern Ethiopia have increasingly suffered various human rights abuses as the Ethiopian State continues its mission of ethnic oppression.  These violations of...

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Nov 18, 2014

UNPO Publishes Report on Ogaden persecution in...

To help increase awareness about the worsening situation for the Ogaden people, UNPO has published a background report outlining some of the major human rights that currently exist.This report focuses...

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Sep 30, 2013

UNPO Submits Alternative Report On Ethiopia

    The Ogaden (left) and Oromo (right) flags.   On 16 September 2013, the UNPO submitted an alternative report to the Universal Periodic Review of Ethiopia, whose State report is up...

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Jun 20, 2012

Ogaden Demonstration Bringing Grievances Over...

Brussels, 20 June 2012 - Ogaden communities of the European Union will gather at Place Luxemburg, near the European Parliament, Brussels, on the 21 June 2012 from 11.00 to 15.00 to call upon the EU to...

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Aug 03, 2011

UN Human Rights Committee Expresses Concern About...

Below is an article published by UNPO: Following its 102nd Session, the Human Rights Committee has issued a number of strong recommendations to both Ethiopia and Kazakhstan regarding their violations...

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Jul 13, 2011

UNPO And African Rights Monitor Participate In...

In cooperation with an informal coalition of African rights advocacy organizations, representatives from UNPO and African Rights Monitor (ARM) are in Geneva this week to observe and participate in the...

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Dec 22, 2010

UNPO Delegation Makes Impact At UN Forum

  22 December 2010   Two UNPO staff members led a delegation of over 20 representatives of 11 minority groups to participate in the Forum, which took place over the course of three days at...

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