Ethiopia: Further information on legal concern: arrests of journalists

Index Number: AFR 25/003/1995

Fourteen more journalists from the independent press were arrested in mid-December 1994. Some were provisionally released in January 1995. Garoma Bekelle of Urji magazine was arrested in mid-January. He is still detained. Goshu Moges, imprisoned for publishing a letter from Professor Asrat Woldeyes, has been released on bail and is appealing against a 6-month prison sentence.

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