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  1. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Reconciliation Commission Establishment Proclamation No.1102 /2018. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-02-05 | ETH-2019-L-109314

    WHEREAS, it is necessary to reconcile based on truth and justice the disagreement that developed among peoples of Ethiopia for years because of different societal and political conflict;
    WHEREAS, it is necessary to identify and ascertain the nature, Cause and dimension of the repeated gross violation of human rights so as to fully respect and Implement basic human rights recognized under the
    Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and international and continental agreements which Ethiopian ratified and since it is important for the reconciliation;
    WHEREAS, it is believed that providing victims of gross human rights abuses in different time and historical event with a forum to be heard and perpetrators to disclose and confess their actions as a way of reconciliation and to achieve lasting peace;
    WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish free and independent institution that inquire and disclose the truth of the sources, causes and extent of conflicts and that takes appropriate measures and initiate recommendation that enable for the lasting peace and to prevent the future occurrence of such conflict.

  2. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability Ratification Proclamation No. 676/2010. (የአካል ጉዳተኞች መብቶች ኮንቬንሽንን ለማፅደቅ የወጣ አዋጅ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-11 | ETH-2010-L-109313

  3. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Freedom of the Mass Media and Access to Information Proclamation No. 590/2008. - Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 2008-12-04 | ETH-2008-L-85148

    Provides that freedom of the mass media is constitutionally guaranteed and prohibits any form of censorship.

  4. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Proclamation on Ethiopian Nationality, No. 378 of 2003. - Proclamation on-line Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 2003-12-23 | ETH-2003-L-82483

    Part I - General
    Part II - Acquisition of Ethiopian Nationality
    Part III - Rights of Nationality
    Part IV - Loss of Ethiopian Nationality
    Part V - Miscellaneous Provisions

    Repeals the Ethiopian Nationality Law of 1930.

  5. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Establishment Proclamation No. 210 /2000 - Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 2000-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-04 | ETH-2000-L-70032

    Defines the objectives of the Commission, the rules for appointing members, the powers and duties of appointees, the rules of procudure of the Commission as well as administration of the Council of Commissioners and staff of the Commission.

  6. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Institution of the Ombudsman Establishment Proclamation No. 211/2000. - Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 2000-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-04 | ETH-2000-L-70910

    1 - General provisions: definitions, scope of application, objective, powers and duties, limitation of power, organization of the institution, appointment, and term of Office.
    2 - Powers and duties of appointees.
    3 - Rules and procedures of the Institution: lodging complaints,investigation, production of evidence, remedies, the right to object, and overlapping of jurisdictions.
    4 - The Council of Ombudsmen and administration of staff of the Institution.
    5 - Miscellaneous provisions: budget, accounting, reporting, duty to cooperate, date of effect.

  7. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Accession to the African Human and Peoples' Rights Charter Proclamation No. 114/1998 - Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 1998-06-02 | ETH-1998-L-70040

  8. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Political Parties Registration Amendment Proclamation (No. 82 of 1994). - Text on-line

    Adoption: 1994-01-28 | ETH-1994-L-71633

    Amends Proclamation No. 46 of 1993 by replacing the word "Commission" in Art. 2(5) by "National Election Board". Part Six is deleted (arts. 32-34) and inserts two new articles on Office of Registration (new art. 38) and Transitory Provisions (new art. 39).

  9. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Political Parties Registration Proclamation No. 46/1993.

    Adoption: 1993-04-15 | Date of entry into force: 1993-04-15 | ETH-1993-L-35191

    Provisions on the definition, formation, registration, dissolution and supervision of political parties.

  10. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Press Proclamation No. 34/1992.

    Adoption: 1992-10-21 | ETH-1992-L-33403

    Provides for the right to engage in press activities, the right to access and dissemination of information, responsibilities of the press, and penalties for failure of the press to carry out its duties.

  11. Ethiopia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Peaceful Demonstration and Public Political Meeting Procedure Proclamation No. 3/1991.

    Adoption: 1991-08-12 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-12 | ETH-1991-L-26735

    The Proclamation assures individuals and groups the right to public political meetings and peaceful demonstration subject to certain conditions. Written notice must be given to the proper authorities forty-eight hours in advance of such activities; such written notice must contain specified particulars relating to the nature, time, number of expected participants, purpose and location of such demonstrations or meeting. Further no such demonstrations may take place within 100 metres of specified buildings, such as embassies, churches or mosques, and marketplaces


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