Breaking: Eskinder Nega, colleagues released, senior Justice Ministry officials visit Kality prison

Eskinder Nega, founder of the opposition Balderas for Genuine Democracy, and his colleagues were released this afternoon. Earlier today senior officials from the Ministry of Justice including Fikadu Tsega, deputy attorney general, visited Kality Prison, where high level opposition political party prisoners including Bekele Gerba and Jawar Mohammed are currently held at.
Eskeinder Nega, Sintayehu Chekol, Keleb Seyoum and Askale Demise of Baldersa were arrested in the first week of July following the June 29, 2020 assassination of prominent Oromo artist Hachalu Hundessa. Prosecutors filed terrorism charges against them in September 2020.
Source – Addis Standard

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