Posts by: World Peace Foundation

By Meron Gebreananaye, Saba Mah’derom, Kiros Teklay and Kisanet Haile Molla

The extensive use of military unmanned aerial vehicles (‘armed drones’), for lethal strikes by the Ethiopian government in the Tigray region is fast becoming one of the most devastating but neglected human rights violations in the world. The limited international attention paid […]

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WPF announces its new occasional paper, “Ending Solitary Isolation: Is it within reach in Massachusetts?” (January 2022) by Bridget Conley.

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Awol Allo, Keele University; Bridget Conley, World Peace Foundation; Alex de Waal, World Peace Foundation; Cameron Hudson, Atlantic Council; Roba Jilo, The Fletcher School; Paulos Tesfagiorgis; and Awet Weldemichael, Queens University.

December 9 is International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this […]

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by Saba Araya, Kiros Teklay and Saba Mah’derom

As the war in Ethiopia expands and gets closer to the capital city, we are living in fear. We fear for ourselves, our families, our neighbors, and our country.

With every passing week, the situation of Tigrayan civilians in Addis Ababa and across Ethiopia has become progressively […]

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WPF is honored to have our report, ‘African Politics, African Peace,’ on the African Union’s role in mediating conflict, mentioned in an address by former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, on 12 October 2021, before the UN Security Council. Below is the text of his speech, “Peacebuilding and sustainable peace: diversity, statebuilding […]

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By Chidi Odinkalu, Paulos Tesfagiorgis, Alex de Waal and Delia Burns

In March, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) established a joint investigation into alleged violations of human rights committed during the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia. Controversially, the partner was the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The decision has been heavily criticized […]

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