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prisoners of conscience

  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, May 08/2018 – Netizens have once again taken to online campaign with the hashtag #FreeAndargachewTsige to highlight the plights of Andargachew Tsige, a.k.a Andy Tsige, who is in an Ethiopian jail since 2014.  Netizens are now demanding Ethiopia to release him unconditionally and also asking …