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Ethiopia: Fear of Torture / Ill-treatment/ harsh prison conditions/ prisoner of conscience: Eskinder Negga (m)

, Index number: AFR 25/022/2006

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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