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Ethiopia targets opposition who met with European lawmakers

By Elias Meseret, AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia said Monday it will not release a leading opposition figure detained under the country’s state of emergency after meeting with European lawmakers in Belgium. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told reporters that Merara Gudina of the Oromo Federalist Congress party instead will face justice. “Individuals in […]

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Arrest of Dr. Merera Gudina – EU Parliament Annual report on Human Rights and Democracy

Arrest of Dr. Merera Gudina – EU Parliament Annual report on Human Rights and Democracy

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Merera Gudina is handcuffed and held in solitary confinement

By OPride (OPride) —Top Oromo opposition leader, Merera Gudina, is being held in solitary confinement – in a dark room with no window – 24 hours a day, his lawyer Wondimu Ibsa said on Wednesday. It was the first time anyone has seen the leader of Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) in 15 days. “Merera came […]

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Ethiopia arrests top Oromo opposition politician after Europe Parliament speech – Washington Post

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Ethiopia arrests top Oromo opposition politician after Europe Parliament speech Demonstrators flash the Oromo protest gesture during a festival on Oct. 2 where dozens died in a stampede. Top Oromo politician Merera Gudina was arrested on Nov. 30. (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Paul Schemm December 1 ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — A top opposition politician from Ethiopia’s […]

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Ethiopia: Oromo opposition leader arrested – Al Jazeera

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Merera Gudina was arrested after he appeared at the EU parliament to testify on current political crisis in Ethiopia. Merera is the chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress [Barry Malone/Reuters] A prominent Ethiopian opposition leader from the country’s restive Oromo region has been arrested after he came back from a meeting with members of the […]

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Ethiopia’s Merera Gudina detained after trip to Europe – BBC

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1 December 2016 Image copyrightAFPImage captionMerera Gudina’s arrest has been criticised by a member of the European parliament A prominent opposition leader in Ethiopia has been detained after he returned from Europe. Merera Gudina had violated Ethiopia’s state of emergency by having contact with “terrorist” and “anti-peace” groups, state-linked media reported. Mr Merera criticised the […]

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