Ethiopia: Fear of Torture / Ill-treatment/ harsh prison conditions/ prisoner of conscience: Eskinder Negga (m)
Journalist Eskinder Negga, one of the 76 journalists, human rights defenders and opposition political supporters currently on trial in the capital, Addis Ababa, has reportedly been moved to a prison where he may be at risk of torture or ill-treatment and where conditions are very harsh. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression.
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