Tag Archives: Andargachew Tsege

Merera Gudina calls for release of all political prisoners as he walks free

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 17, 2018) A day after spokesperson for the Ethiopian regime, Negeri Lencho, says the release of a prominent opposition leader would be decided after two months, Merera Gudina, along with over a hundred other prisoners of conscience, has been freed today after fourteen months of detention. A number of other leading opposition figures and ...

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British International Development Secretary urges his govt secure release of Andy Tsige

ESAT News (October 31, 2017) Urging his government to get the release of Andargachew Tsige, an Ethiopian born British citizen on death row in Ethiopia, British International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell, said he is “confident a solution can be found to get Andy home to his partner and three children in London by Christmas.” In a commentary published in the ...

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British lawyers urge Foreign Secretary to call for Andargachew Tsige’s release

ESAT News (October 4, 2017) Two British legal professional associations urge the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, to call for the release of Andargachew Tsige, an opposition figure in death row in Ethiopia. The president of the Law Society, Joe Egan, and the chair of the Bar Council, Andrew Langdon QC, have written to the ...

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