US Congress takes a historic stance against land grabs-related forced evictions in Ethiopia

Published: 27 Jan 2014
  
The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains provisions that ensure that US development funds are not used to support forced evictions in Ethiopia.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Anuradha Mittal, 510-469-5228; amittal@oaklandinstitute.org
Frederic Mousseau, 510-512-5458; fmousseau@oaklandinstitute.org
Oakland, CA – In a historic move, the US Congress has taken a stance on land grabs-related human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains provisions that ensure that US development funds are not used to support forced evictions in Ethiopia… http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/23093-us-congress-takes-a-historic-stance-against-land-grabs-related-forced-evictions-in-ethiopia#sthash.VWdcbwLV.dpuf

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