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Ethiopia: Further information on Prisoner of Conscience

, Index number: AFR 25/003/2008

Human rights activists Daniel Bekele and Netsanet Demissie were released on 28 March 2008, after being detained in Ethiopia since November 2005. The two men were released following a presidential pardon after they signed a letter “acknowledging mistakes” committed in relation to the 2005 elections. It is not yet clear if the pardon is unconditional.

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