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By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, February 24/2021 – The police in Jimma city, Oromia regional state, defied court order to release on bail Jimma university graduate Mohammed Deksiso and two staffers of the university and transferred them to a different police station to which the court’s order for bail …

Treatment of prisoners needs to be improved, Right of opposition parties to operate freely must be guaranteed: EHRC Addis Abeba, January 25/2021 – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC/Commission) said it is concerned at the slow pace of changes to detention conditions and free operation of opposition parties in Gambella …

By Siyanne Mekonnen @siyaanne Addis Abeba, January 14/2021 – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said that the newly drafted Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Law presented to the House of People’s representatives (HoPR) for discussion and approval needs to be improved in accordance with human rights laws and principles. On September 26 …