Tag Archives: Natnael Feleke

Ireecha Massacre: UN Human Rights High Commissioner says “There is clearly a need for an independent investigation”

7 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has today reacted to the Ireecha Massacre in a press briefing, reflecting the concerns of the United Nations about the situation in Ethiopia.
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Letter to John Kerry from TPLF-run Ethiopian prison – plea for US support of aspirations of Ethiopians for freedom & democracy

24 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Scan of original letter from Natnael Feleke, as appears on GlobalVoices & Advocacy

Natnael Feleke’s original letter as appears on GlobalVoices & Advocacy

Natnael Feleke

Natnael Feleke

    “I told you that I was risking a lot merely by expressing my thoughts freely. At that time, my arrest was only an abstract possibility.”

    – Natnael Feleke to Sec State Kerry


    Natnael Feleke has been imprisoned for a year without trial. In a letter smuggled out of jail, he asks the US secretary of state to stop supporting the regime

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Zone 9: The Growing Gulag in Ethiopia

9 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Adotei Akwei, Amnesty International

In Ethiopia, an ever-increasing number of journalists, opposition members, activists, and other dissenting voices, are imprisoned in the eight zones of the infamous Kaliti Prison in Addis Ababa.
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Already 125 days in prison & court denies bail Zone 9 bloggers & journalists, terrorism suspects

24 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Tamiru Tsige: Court denies bloggers, journalists bail

The Federal High Court 19th bench decided against the appeal presented by the bloggers and journalists who are suspects and are charged by the federal prosecutor and held under custody for the last 125 days. The court passed the decision on August 20.
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