Court rejected preliminary objections of Nigist Yirga et al, adjourned to hear prosecutor witnesses (March 31, 2017 hearing)

Federal High Court Lideta Division 4th Criminal Bench dropped all, except one, preliminary objections of Nigist Yirga et al on its March 31/2017 hearing. The court only accepted the objection which the defendants requested the disclosure of prosecutor witnesses against them. The first preliminary objection was regarding their right to be tried in the Amhara […]

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Ethiopia- Government’s Brutal Response to Amhara Region Protesters

ETHIOPIA HUMAN RIGHTS PROJECT·MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016 ( Translated from Amharic) Following the July arrest and detention of representatives of the Wolqait Amhara Identity Committee in Gonder by the government’s Antiterrorism Taskforce, protests erupted in many areas of the Amhara region. The first of these protests took place on August 1st in Gonder town in […]

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