Press Release

Release Mr. Andargache Tsige

  For Immediate Release July 8, 2014 Re:  Mr. Andargachew Tsige The Center for the Rights of Ethiopian Women (CREW), a human rights and peace organization, based in the United States, expresses its grave concerns regarding the abduction and detention of Andargachew Tsige, Secretary General of Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy. Mr. Tsige, who has a British citizenship, was arrested by Yemeni

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What did they do to deserve mass killings? All they did was protest peacefully

Press release, May 3, 2014 Center for the rights of Ethiopian women (CREW) strongly condemns the killing of students and their supporters from within the community in the various parts of Oromia region in Ethiopia. Sixteen students were killed at Ambo University alone and more than ten students at other universities in the region.  They were killed by government security forces for protesting against

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In Ethiopia, Blogging on Human Rights Issues is a Crime

Press release, April 29, 2014 The Center for the Rights of Ethiopian Women (CREW) demands that the Ethiopian government unconditionally release the journalists and bloggers (Zone 9) that it arrested last week. These journalists have expressed their opinions about the current situations in Ethiopia, using their democratic rights which is clearly stated in the country’s constitution. They have not written to disturb peace nor

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Summary of 3rd Annual International Conference of EthiopianWomen in the Diaspora

April 2, 2014   Summary of 3rd Annual International Conference of EthiopianWomen in the Diaspora Held on March 22, 2014 Silver Spring Sheraton, Silver Spring, Maryland The program started with CREW member, Hiwote Mekonnen, introducing the objectives of the conference and introducing Dr. Maigenet Shiferraw, President of CREW. Dr. Maigent gave a brief preview of the short history of CREW  and outlined the theme

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