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Law & Order

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, November 01/2019 – Amhara regional state Supreme Court ruled this morning that defendants Bereket Simon and Tadesse Kassa should begin presenting defense statements against prosecutor’s high-level corruption charges. The two former high level government and party owned conglomerate officials respectively, were charged on suspicion of embezzling …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, October 30/2019 – At hearing which resumed today at the federal high court Lideta Branch, 4th criminal bench, Abdi Muhamud Omer a.k.a Abdi Iley, ex-president of Somali regional state, pleaded not guilty to all counts brought to him by federal prosecutors. At a hearing held on …

Hayalnesh Gezahegn and Zecharias Zelalem (Additional reporting from Bileh Jelan) Addis Abeba, October 28/2019 – “I was on my way to my father’s flour mill on Wednesday morning [October 23] when a small group of young men and women gathered up not far from where I was and began marching …