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  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, June 28/2018 – In its 32nd regular session today, Ethiopian parliament has passed a proposed amnesty bill into law. The bill, which is now a law, was presented to the parliament for consideration by the  Law, Justice and Administrative Affairs Standing Committee. The law establishes …

  Felix Horne Addis Abeba, June 26/2018 – Late one evening in 2015, local police arrested 28-year-old Abdi [not his real name] and over the next two weeks beat him every night. Prison guards routinely humiliated him – stripping him naked, tying a jerry can filled with water to his …

Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, June 25/2018 – Muferihat Kamil, Speaker of the House of People’s Representative, become the first female chairman of the Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM), a coalition party of the ruling EPRDF representing of the southern regional state. Muferihat election by the executive of the party …