Tag Archives: Pardon

New Ethiopia Gov’t Drops Charges Against Berhanu Nega, Jawar Mohammed, ESAT and OMN

Andargachew Tsige freed, charges against Berhanu Nega, Jawar Mohammed, ESAT and OMN dropped
Attorney General of the new Ethiopian government has ordered not only the immediate release of Andargachew Tsige but also to drop all active criminal charges against Dr. Berhanu Nega, Jawar Mohammed and two foreign-based media organizations, OMN and ESAT.

BY ADDIS STANDARD

Ethiopia has finally released Andargachew Tsige, the co-founder, and secretary-general of Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 (AG7), Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy. In the same day, the Attorney General confirmed that active criminal charges against Dr. Berhanu Nega, leader of AG7 were dropped. Continue reading New Ethiopia Gov’t Drops Charges Against Berhanu Nega, Jawar Mohammed, ESAT and OMN

Eskinder Nega Refuses to Sign False Confession in Exchange for Prison Release

“I call the government to immediately release him without conditions” – Senator Marco Rubio

When the price for freedom is signing a false confession. The regime’s foolish attempt to compel journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega to sign a false confession in exchange for his release draw worldwide condemnation.

BY CPJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Ethiopian government’s attempts today to compel Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega to sign a false confession before releasing him under a presidential pardon. Continue reading Eskinder Nega Refuses to Sign False Confession in Exchange for Prison Release