Partial view of members of the HoPR at this morning's emergency meeting. Photo: HoPR.
Addis Standard Staffs
Addis Abeba, September 18/2020 - Members of the House People's Representatives (HoPR) are convening today for the 5th year, third emergency meeting to be held at the conference
Addis Abeba: September 17/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to accelerate the global trends of democratic backsliding and weakening respect for human rights. It is intensifying existing inequalities, hitting those who are already marginalized, subjected to discrimination and living in poverty the hardest.
The Nordic governments
The criminal charge was filed a day after Lidetu discontinued his defense team saying his trial so far was politically motivated. Prosecutors charged him with Ethiopia's newly enacted "Firearm Administration & Control Proclamation" under a clause penalizing possession of bulk firearms, although Lidetu