Deputy Head of Electoral Board assumes new role as Ethiopia’s Human Rights Commission


July 2, 2015

Deputy Chairman of the  National Electoral Board Ethiopia(NEB), Dr. Addisu Gebre-Egziabher, has been appointed as the Commissioner of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission by the Parliament, according to NEBE’s Website. Addisu served as the Deputy Chairman of the Electoral Board for the past eight years, according to the same source.

Born in 1972 in Adigrat, Tigray, Addisu reportedly has a PhD in international law, according to Wiki. Dr. Addisu worked as a legal consultant, teacher and researcher and as a Department Head at the Ministry of Federal Affairs.