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Police failed to bring Dr. Merera Gudina to court as called by Yonatan Tesfaye for defense witness – Jan 4, 2017 hearing


Imprisoned journalist Eskinder Nega was in court to testify for activist Yonatan One of the defense witnesses for human rights activist and Semayawi Party former public relations head Yonatan Tesfaye, Dr. Merera Gudina, who recently has been arrested for testifying human rights situations in Ethiopia at the European Union (EU), was not brought to court. […]

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Activist Nigist Yirga charged with terrorism for participating in peaceful protest: January 13th hearing

Activist Nigist Yirga who has been jailed for participating in a peaceful protest in Gondar, Ethiopia charged with terrorism after spending over four months in Maekelawi Federal Police Investigation Bureau. She was kidnapped in Gondar in September and soon brought to Maekelawi. Nigist Yirga is known for a viral photo, wearing a t-shirt showing portrait […]

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Activist Yonatan Tesfaye calls prominent people as defense witnesses – Nov 28/2016 hearing


Bekele Gerba and Eskinder Nega appeared before court to testify, but Befeqadu Hailu wasn’t brought to court Semayawi Party former public relations head and human rights defender Mr. Yonatan Tesfaye has called prominent people including OFC President and vice president Dr Merera Gudina and Mr Bekele Gerba respectively and other personalities to defend the terrorism […]

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