Category Archives: Statements on Human Rights

Open letter to the Fairfax County School Borad Office

( 18 June 2016): The Fairfax County School Board Office. Attn. Ms Ilene Muhlberg; Ilene.Muhlberg @fcps.edu. We extend our greetings. SOCEPP is a nonprofit non political organization established in March 1995 to report on the human rights violations of the regime in Addis Abeba. International and local human rights organizations have time and again denounced… Read More »

CONDEMN THE VIOLENT REPRESSION IN GONDAR

14 July 2016: Gondar city and other parts of Gondar are presently in turmoil as a people struggling for its identity, land and rights is being repressed ruthlessly by the Addis Abeba based Tigrean regime. A number of innocent people have been killed and many more wounded and/or arrested. The repression has to stop. Unrest… Read More »

REPRESSION IN KELAFO AGAINST THE HADIYAS

15 July 2016:  Hadiyas who have been living in the Somali region and who had been called Yerer Bare against their will raised the question of their need to have their own enclave and region and were subjected to repression as a consequence. This, despite the repeated attempt by elders to inform the local and… Read More »

Thousands Still in Prisons and Labor Camps

01 March 2018:  THE  hue and cry about the release of a hundred or so political prisoners in Ethiopia has been proved a ruse as thousands of political prisoners including Moslem activists and the priests and monks of the Waldiba monastery, prisoners, including journalists ,trade union leaders and teachers jailed since 1991 as EPRP leaders… Read More »

Thousands Still in Prisons and Labor Camps

01 March 2018:  THE hue and cry about the release of a hundred or so political prisoners in Ethiopia has been proved a ruse as thousands of political prisoners including Moslem activists and the priests and monks of the Waldiba monastery, prisoners, including journalists ,trade union leaders and teachers jailed since 1991 as EPRP leaders… Read More »

Crime against the Ethiopian People

07 September 2016:   Using a fire that started at the notorious KILINTO prison (outside of Addis Abeba), it is reported that the guards opened fire on the prisoners and have killed close to a hundred of them including leaders of the Muslim community, journalists and dissidents. The victims have not yet been named. The crime… Read More »

Release ALL Political Prisoners Now!

20 April 2018:  The regime in Addis Abeba has mocked at the persistent and popular demand to release ALL political prisoners in Ethiopia. Conservative estimate of Ethiopian political prisoners has put the figure at least 45,000. The regime released a few political prisoners and made use of this to appear as if ALL have been… Read More »