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Ethiopia urged to release journalists Eskinder Nega, Woubshet Taye & Zelalem Workagegnehu

Ethiopia urged to release journalists Eskinder Nega, Woubshet Taye & Zelalem Workagegnehu

As the Ethiopian government prepares to release hundreds of detainees, including opposition politicians and political activists, Reporters Without Borders calls on the government to add three imprisoned journalists to the list of those about to be freed: Eskinder Nega, Woubshet Taye and Zelalem Workagegnehu.

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  • Ethiopia to close Maekelawi detention centre, free political prisoners
  • Ethiopia to close Maekelawi detention centre, free political prisoners

    Ethiopia's ruling coalition has announced it would release political prisoners and close the infamous Maekelawi detention centre in Addis Ababa. While the government did not say how and when this would occur, doing so would be an important step toward ending longstanding political repression and human rights abuse in the country.

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