OFC leader Dr. Merera Gudina’s hearing adjourned to next Ethiopian year (August 01/2017 hearing)

Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) Chairperson Merera Gudina (Ph.D.), who is charged with multiple criminal offenses, is now adjourned to the next Ethiopian year, October 16/2017. The Federal High Court Lideta Branch 19th Criminal Bench was adjourned to August 01/2017  to receive the constitutional interpretation from the House of Federation; on whether the list of prosecutor […]

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“They deny the existence of my religion (Waqee Fenaan), they banned me from exercise worshiping” Lemma Baye Gutema

Name: – Lemma Baye Gutema Age: – 30 years old Address: – Woserbi Kebele, Sululta town Addis Abeba surrounding zone of Oromia Regional State Current situation– held in Qilinto prison The reason why I am jailed: – Following the widespread public protests in Oromia region, I was suspected of taking part on the protests Prosecutor’s […]

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Non-Governmental Organizations and Diaspora Groups Welcome Growing Support in Congress

July 27, 2017 Non-Governmental Organizations and Diaspora Groups Welcome Growing Support in Congress for Improved Governance and Human Rights in Ethiopi. Human rights, democracy, torture survivor and diaspora organizations welcome today’s markup of House Resolution 128 that calls for more inclusive governance, accountability for human rights violations, and an independent investigation into the unrest and […]

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