House Resolution 5680, also known as Ethiopia Freedom, Democracy and Human Rights Advancement Act of 2006, is a bill awaiting action in the United States Congress.
In summary, H.R.5680 helps
Ethiopia build strong democratic institutions, processes and practices,
Ethiopians enjoy human rights and civil liberties,
Ethiopia become a just society by requiring release of political prisoners who are jailed unlawfully,
Ethiopia professionalize and modernize its judicial system and promote the rule of law,
Ethiopia strengthens its ties to the United States and forge an effective anti-terrorism partnership in Africa,
Ethiopia by providing USD $20 million over two years to cover costs associated with implementation of the bill.