The story of Yonatan Tesfaye, a political activist in prison for his FB posts.
Federal high court Lideta branch 4th criminal bench has heard remaining defense witnesses of Gurmessa Ayano et al who are defending terrorism charge. The court started today’s session by hearing Qilinto Prison Administration Head Assefa Kidane’s response on why he banned lunch for defendants that were brought by their families during yesterday’s hearing. “We bring […]
*Defendants under Gurmessa Ayano charge file called Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn and other higher officials as defense witnesses Federal high court Lideta branch 4th criminal bench heard defense statement of the first four defendants of Gurmessa Ayano et al who are defending terrorism charge except for the fourth defendant Bekele Gerba who is only […]
᎐Qilinto prison administration officers failed to respect court order Federal high court Lideta branch 4th criminal bench heard defense witnesses of Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) leadership members under Gurmessa Ayano charge file who are defending terrorism charge except for the fourth defendant Bekele Gerba who is ordered only defend incitement of violence charges. The court […]
Befeqadu Z. Hailu Abraham used to visit us, my colleague Atnafu Berhane of Zone 9 Blogging Collective and myself, every Saturday while we were jailed in Qilinto prison. His workplace was near to the prison compound. Just a year ago, on a Saturday morning, September 3, 2016, he called me and told me that he […]