Five more days given to hear prosecutor witnesses on Gurmessa Ayano et al. (Jan 05, 2017 hearing)

Objections heard from defendants about the given extra days for witnesses hearing While the court asked prosecutor whether the witnesses appeared for today’s hearing, it claimed that they didn’t despite efforts and suggested inspector Tewodros Adane from the Federal Police Commission to further explain the case. The inspector told the court that the time given […]

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Two prosecutor witnesses heard on Gurmessa Ayano et al. on Jan 03/2017 hearing

The prosecutor announced that it presents six witnesses whereas the judges asked the police who brought them to appear in court and why he failed to bring the witnesses until the day. Inspector TewodrosAdane apologized for the inconvenience and explained that the inconvenienceoccurred due to unorganized procedures of concerned bodies. He told the judges that […]

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Coalition of NGO, Diaspora Groups Support Congressional Hearing on Human Rights in Ethiopia

March 9, 2017, Washington D.C. The undersigned civil society organizations applaud Chairman Chris Smith, and Ranking Member Karen Bass of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committees Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations for holding a hearing on Ethiopia today entitled, “Ethiopia: Democracy Under Threat.” The hearing draws much-needed attention to […]

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