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Back to its human rights default: Mass arrests of Ethiopian opposition supporters, as election gets closer!

29 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Pretension of respect for fundamental human rights has sweepingly taken over as Ethiopians’ monarch!

 

Amnesty International has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over the weekend from various places in different parts of Oromia Regional State, as Ethiopian authorities intensify the crackdown on dissenting political views ahead of the general elections.

 

“The return of mass arrests of opposition activists and supporters is a worrying signal in Ethiopia.”

—Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s Director for East and Southern Africa

“The return of mass arrests of opposition activists and supporters is a worrying signal in Ethiopia. These sweeping arrests risk undermining the rights to freedom of expression and association ahead of the 2020 elections,” said Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s Director for East and Southern Africa.

Arrests took place across the state including in Finchawa town in West Guji Zone of Oromia, and Shambu town in Horo-Guduru Wallaga Zone of Oromia.

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ጫልቱ ታከለ፡                                     ልብ ከሚሠብረው ወደርየለሽ የአሸባሪው ሕወሃት ሠቆቃዎች ወንጀሎች ማኅደር!

2 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
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