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Further information on UA 357/94 (AFR 25/23/94, 27 ...
12 December 1994

Asfaw Gemechu "reappeared" in late October 1994 when he was released without charge. Amnesty International is investigating reports that he was ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/030/1994

Amnesty International News Service 247/94
28 October 1994

1. Ethiopia: Special prosecutor charges detained former officials with human rights crimes.

Report       NWS 11/247/1994

UA 377/94 - Ethiopia: possible prisoners of conscience / fear ...
19 October 1994

Merid Abebe, Chairman of the opposition Omo People's Democratic Union (OPDU) was arrested at his office in Addis Ababa on 18 October 1994. He ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/028/1994

Further information on UA 35/94 (AFR 25/05/94, 2 February ...
19 October 1994

Arrests of journalists from the independent press are continuing. Keleme Bogala and Tewedros Kebede, journalists at "Zog", were arrested on 10 October ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/027/1994

Further information on UA 357/94 (AFR 25/23/94, 27 ...
16 October 1994

About 40 people are still being detained without charge following the wave of arrests in Ambo and Guder in early September 1994. Nine of the detainees ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/025/1994

Further information on UA 353/94 (AFR 25/21/94, 23 ...
16 October 1994

The above, who were among about 500 arrested on 20 September 1994 at the Central High Court in Addis Ababa, were all taken to court in early October ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/026/1994

UA 364/94 - Ethiopia: fear of ill-treatment / legal concern ...
2 October 1994

Arrests of members of the Sidama Liberation Movement (SLA) are continuing amid allegations that some detainees have been ill-treated in custody. ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/024/1994

UA 357/94 - Ethiopia: "disappearance" / fear of ill-treatment ...
26 September 1994

Those listed above were detained between and 14 September 1994 in the towns of Ambo and Guder following the funeral of a local man who may have ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/023/1994

Further information on UA 235/94 (AFR 25/16/94, 16 June) ...
25 September 1994

Mustafa Idris remains "disappeared" after being allegedly abducted by security officers on 31 May 1994 in Addis Ababa. His sister, Fatuma Idris, has ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/022/1994

UA 353/94 - Ethiopia: fear of ill-treatment / legal concern: Yodit ...
22 September 1994

Several hundred demonstrators were arrested at the Central High Court in Addis Ababa on 20 September 1994. It is believed those named above and ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/021/1994