Ethiopia: Serkalem Fasil : [Global letter-writing marathon 2006]

Index Number: AFR 25/037/2006

Serkalem Fasil was co-publisher of Asqual, Menilik and Satenaw newspapers and was arrested together with her partner who was co-publisher of Satenaw. They have been charged with treason, outrages against the constitution and incitement to armed conspiracy. Amnesty International believes that Serkalem Fasil is a prisoner of conscience, detained on account of her opinions and for exercising her legitimate professional activity as a journalist and publisher.

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