Is There Hope for Revision of Ethiopia's Draconian Laws?

After releasing thousands of political prisoners earlier this year, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed committed to revisiting the laws that provided the illegitimate basis for detaining so many. Following this, the Federal Attorney General's office established in July a 13-member justice reform advisory council to address a range of critical issues, including revising repressive laws and improving judicial independence, writes Human Rights Watch.



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