Case of Omot Agwa et al

Omot Agwa is food security activist and former translator for the World Bank. He is originally from Gambela region, Southwestern part of Ethiopia. He was charged under Ethiopia’s Anti-terrorism Proclamation (ATP) on September 2015 after more than five months of detention at the notorious detention center, Meakelawi. Omot and two of his colleagues were arrested at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa while traveling to attend workshop on food security in Nairobi, Kenya. They are now in Kilinto Prison, out skirt of Addis Ababa Ethiopia. EHRP is following their case and will post important facts and developments on its website.

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Omot Agwa is food security activist and former translator for the World Bank.

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