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What is behind the conflict in Ethiopia and what might be the consequences?

9. desember, kl. 17:00-18:30
Fellesrådet for Afrika
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One year ago Ethiopia's prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, was in Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for making peace with Eritrea. Today he is facing a civil war within his country. In early November Abiy stated that the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) had attacked a national military base and the regime responded by sending troops to the northern region. Why is the conflict between the regime and TPLF escalating now? And what does the escalation mean for the people living in Tigray? What will happen if there is no peaceful solution to the conflict between the government and the TPLF?

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What is the human rights situation in Burundi and what measures need to take place?

10. desember, kl. 18:00-19:30
Amnesty International Norway og Fellesrådet for Afrika
Facebook event

On 10 December The Norwegian Council for Africa and Amnesty International Norway has the pleasure of inviting you to an online conversation on the current situation in Burundi and the case of Germain Rukuki who is sentenced to 32 years in prison for his human rights work.

Since Evariste Ndayishimiye took on the presidency in Burundi after Pierre Nkurunziza earlier this year, UN-appointed investigators have issued new warnings about ongoing human rights violations and impunity in the country. Members of Burundi's ruling party's youth league, the Imbonerakure, are often working with the national intelligence service, local officials and the police to carry out widespread human rights abuses. What is happening in the country and how can the international community help hold the government accountable?

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