Trial Monitoring Manual

Monitoring trials is one of the main strategies that EHRP uses to gather and compile information on the due process of the law and human rights violation in Ethiopia. Below is the trial monitoring manual which can help institutions, groups, and individuals who have interest in political trials of activists, journalists, and political prisoners. Trial […]

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High Court adjourned Gurmessa Ayano et al defense witnesses hearing to Ethiopian Year – (August 18/2017 hearing)

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and other high government officials summoned as defense witnesses to next hearing Federal high court Lideta branch 4th criminal bench has heard three defense witnesses of Gurmessa Ayano et al. of which one witness is for first defendant Gurmessa Ayano and the other two for fourth defendant Bekele Gerba. The first […]

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Court continued hearing of Gurmessa Ayano et al. defense witnesses for the fourth day – (August 17/2017 hearing)

According to the lawyers, five defense witnesses appeared for August 17th hearing. Four of them testify in favor of second defendant Dejene Tafa and one for third defendant Addisu Bulala. Addisu Bulala’s defense witness was his housemaid who observed the house search by the police when he was arrested. Her name is Feleku Haile. She […]

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