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Ethiopia: Further information on fear of torture / Excessive use of force by security forces

, Index number: AFR 25/016/2002

Following demonstrations by school children in late March and April, hundreds more people including Dinkenesh Deressa Kitila and Professor Ephraim Mammo have been arrested. Some of the detainees are being held incommunicado and are at risk of torture. Others may have 'disappeared' or could be detained for long periods without charge or trial.

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