Tag Archives: Spokesperson

Ethiopia: Foreign ministry spokesperson said to have beaten up POW

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 23, 2018) Ethiopia’s foreign ministry spokesperson, Meles Alem, whom a political prisoner accused of torturing him few days ago, had also beaten a prisoner of war during the 1998-2000 border conflict with neighboring Eritrea. He had also played a key role in the arrest and imprisonment of Ethiopian dissidents by TPLF security in Kenya ...

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    Ethiopia: Foreign ministry spokesperson accused of torturing prisoner

    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 21, 2018) A political prisoner told a court in Addis Ababa yesterday that the current spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Meles Alem, had tortured him at a notorious torture chamber, the Central Investigation Bureau. The damning allegation, similar to what many dissidents allege against officials of a minority ethnic clique ruling Ethiopia ...

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