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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Court Dismisses Yonatan Tesfaye’s Preliminary Objection, He Pleads not Guilty – June 21 Hearing

“I exercised my right to freedom of expression” Yonatan.  Federal prosecutor charged former Semayawi Party public relation officer and human right defender Yonatan Tesfaye on terrorism charges saying he was trying to draw out the Oromia region protest. Court dismisses all preliminary objections presented by the defendant on May 23, 2016. On June 21 hearing, […]

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Four Individuals, including OFC’s Leader Desta Dinqa , Charged for Terrorism on June 14th 2016

OromoProtests  #HRCrisisinEthiopia  #HumanRights  #Ethiopia Four individuals, including Oromo Federalist Congress party ( OFC) leader Desta Dinqa, who were arrested and detained for the last six months in association with the public protest in Oromia Region are  now charged for terrorism. They have been detained at Maekelawi investigation center for six months without any charges. Desta […]

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