Ethiopian Opposition Leader Released from Prison

The leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress, Merera Gudina, has been released from prison after the government announced the release of people arrested during the Oromo protests that started in 2015. Merera was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital. Another 361 detainees were also freed on Wednesday across southern Ethiopia, and several hundred more across the country are expected to be released in the coming months.


Merera Gudina has been released from prison.


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