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Ethiopia: Detention without charge/ fear of torture or ill-treatment

, Index number: AFR 25/002/2006

11 students (Shumi Dandana, Dawit Urga, Ahmed Musa, Adam Uma, Sada Ibrahim, Ulufa Bilo, Adem Jildo, Gemechu Bona, Musa Buta, Berhanu Gemechu and Matewos Teferra) are among several thousand school and college students from the Oromo ethnic group who have been detained in a series of anti-government demonstrations in different parts of the Oromia Region, in the capital, Addis Ababa, and in other towns. All those named above are detained incommunicado at a number of different locations, and are at risk of torture or ill-treatment.

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