Ethiopia: Further Information on Torture/incommunicado detention
Najima Jamal Ismail is now known to have been released on bail of 1,000 birr (approx US$100), on 28 December 2007. Her stepfather was released unconditionally on 16 December. Mulatu Aberra is now known to have been released on 1 July 2008, on bail of 3,000 birr (approx US$300), and escaped from Ethiopia some weeks later. He had been tortured, and denied medical treatment for the resulting injuries.