Recently the U.S. Department of State published the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012. In reference to that the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor also reported about the issues relating to Ethiopia.

Within the report about Ethiopia the U.S. Department of State brings up a big list of many human rights abuses. Here is an important quote: “The most significant human rights problems included restrictions on freedom of expression and association through politically motivated trials and convictions of opposition political figures, activists, journalists, and bloggers, as well as increased restrictions on print media.” For detailed information please visit