Ethiopian Govt Pardons Eskinder Nega and Andualem Arage
"... the world must not lose sight of the thousands of other people still languishing in jail on trumped-up and politically-motivated terrorism charges, including Bekele Gerba, Addisu Bulala, Woubshet Taye." That was Amnesty International's reaction to the news of the imminent release of Eskinder Nega and 746 prisoners, including opposition politician Andualem Aragie who was serving a life sentence.
Addis Standard, 8 February 2018
The state-affliated media organisation FanaBC is reporting that the Ethiopian government pardoned 746 Prisoners, including Eskinder Naga and Andualem Arage. Read more »
AI London, 9 February 2018
Commenting on breaking news from Ethiopia that journalist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega will be among 746 prisoners released as part of a… Read more »
The Ethiopian government has pardoned 746 prisoners, including prominent opposition figure Andualem Arage and journalist Eskinder Nega.