Tag Archives: Andualem Aragie

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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Ethiopia: UN confirms detention of Andualem Aragie arbitrary, calls for release

ESAT News (October 3, 2017) The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention called the arrest of Andualem Aragie, an opposition politician, arbitrary and called for his release. The UN Group, besides demanding Aragie’s release, also said that the political prisoner should be compensated. Mr. Aragie has been behind bars for exercising his political rights, the UN group argued and ...

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