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BBC News
Ethiopian police kill five at festivala year in detention. At the beginning of January, Prime Minster Hailemariam De
BBC News / Posted yesterday
a year in detention. At the beginning of January, Prime Minster Hailemariam Desalegn announced the government would close Maekelawi - a detention facility in the capital, Addis Ababa, allegedly used as a torture chamber. The Ethiopian government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Leader Merera Gudina Releasedeither have their cases annulled or be pardoned," he said. "And the notorious
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
either have their cases annulled or be pardoned," he said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum," he added. The announcement came after recent anti-government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freed Opposition Leader Urges 'Honest Negotiations'announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. The release of Merera had been a key demand of protesters from the country's largest ethnic group,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonin the coming months. The releases come after Prime Minster Hailemariam Desale
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
in the coming months. The releases come after Prime Minster Hailemariam Desalegn’s surprise announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. associated pr... Read more
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DW
Freedom for Ethiopian opposition leader |announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
DW / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. The release of Merera had been a key demand of protesters from the country's largest ethnic group,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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New York Daily News
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
New York Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonannouncement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprison
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
announcement earlier this month that the government planned to release imprisoned politicians and close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp. His comments came after the most serious anti-government protests since the current government came... Read more
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DW
Ethiopia releases opposition leader Merera Gudina |either have their cases annulled or be pardoned," he said. "And the notorious
DW / Posted 5 days ago
either have their cases annulled or be pardoned," he said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum," he added. The announcement came after recent anti-government... Read more
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BBC News
Ethiopia PM 'misquoted' over prisonerssaying it could signal "the end of an era of bloody repression in Ethiopia" - a
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
saying it could signal "the end of an era of bloody repression in Ethiopia" - although it warned that the closure of the Maekelawi detention centre should not be used to "whitewash" the "horrifying" events which took place under its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oromo Refugees Face Bribes, Harassment in Kenyahappened to him back in Ethiopia. He said that after refusing orders to tortur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
happened to him back in Ethiopia. He said that after refusing orders to torture prisoners held in Addis Ababa's infamous Maekelawi prison, he was accused of being an opposition collaborator, detained, and then tortured himself. "They tied my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plan to Release Political Party Members 'Good Gesture' Towards Plurality - Oppositionsin what it said will widen democratic space for all and ensure better national
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
in what it said will widen democratic space for all and ensure better national consensus while indicating closure of Maekelawi prison center. Former FDRE President Dr. Negaso Gidada told The Ethiopian Herald that if the decision comes to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia to Consider Pardoning Some Members of Opposition Partieswas "political prisoners," "all political prisoners" or immediate pardons witho
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
was "political prisoners," "all political prisoners" or immediate pardons without review. Hailemariam said the notorious Maekelawi Prison will be closed and turned into a museum, although the prime minister did not give a timetable for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia to Close Maekelawi Detention Centre, Free Political PrisonersToday, Ethiopia's ruling coalition announced it would release political prisone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Today, Ethiopia's ruling coalition announced it would release political prisoners and close the infamous Maekelawi detention center in the capital, Addis Ababa. While the government did not say how and when this would occur, doing so would be an... Read more
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The Hill
Trump administration deserves credit for the announced release of political prisoners in Ethiopiaon an assessment “to establish a national consensus and widen the political sph
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
on an assessment “to establish a national consensus and widen the political sphere.” He promised to close the infamous Maekelawi prison and convert it into a museum. For over a decade, the ruling regime repeatedly declared there are no... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plan to Release Political Party Members 'Good Gesture' Towards Plurality - Oppositionsin what it said will widen democratic space for all and ensure better national
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
in what it said will widen democratic space for all and ensure better national consensus while indicating closure of Maekelawi prison center. Former FDRE President and opposition party member, Dr. Negaso Gidada told The Ethiopian Herald that... Read more
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New York Daily News
Ethiopia to release imprisoned politicians, close campHailemariam Desalegn had been speaking in Amharic to local journalists. He also
New York Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Hailemariam Desalegn had been speaking in Amharic to local journalists. He also announced plans to close the notorious Maekelawi prison camp in what he called an effort to "widen the democratic space for all." His comments came after months of... Read more
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Gulf News
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close prison campare already under arrest will be released,” Hailemariam said. “And the notoriou
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
are already under arrest will be released,” Hailemariam said. “And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum.”It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being held... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia to Free Political Prisoners, Close PrisonAerial view of “Maekelawi” compound, the main federal police investigation cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Aerial view of “Maekelawi” compound, the main federal police investigation center, in Central Addis Ababa, on February 18, 2013. By Felix Horne (Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa) Today, Ethiopia's ruling coalition announced it would release... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campalready under arrest will be released,’’ Hailemariam said. ‘‘And the notorious
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
already under arrest will be released,’’ Hailemariam said. ‘‘And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum.’’ It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Ethiopia Says It Will Free All Of Its Political Prisonerssaid at a press conference, according to The Associated Press. "And the notorio
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
said at a press conference, according to The Associated Press. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." He added that the goal is to "foster national... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Ethiopia Says It Will Free All Of Its Political Prisonerssaid at a press conference, according to The Associated Press. "And the notorio
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
said at a press conference, according to The Associated Press. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." He added that the goal is to "foster national... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many such prisoners were being... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Ethiopia to close notorious prison camp, release all all political prisonersare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ethiopia to close notorious prison camp, release all all political prisonersare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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Aljazeera
Ethiopia to pardon political prisoners, shut prisonRevolutionary Democratic Front, the country's ruling political coalition. The
Aljazeera / Posted 19 days ago
Revolutionary Democratic Front, the country's ruling political coalition. The government also announced it would close the Maekelawi detention facility in Addis Ababa, which has been described as "one of the country’s most notorious police... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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BBC News
Ethiopia to free all political prisonersrebel group by the government, were jailed on terrorism-related charges. Wedne
BBC News / Posted 19 days ago
rebel group by the government, were jailed on terrorism-related charges. Wednesday's announcement included the closure of Maekelawi - a detention facility in the capital, Addis Ababa, which HRW alleged was using illegal interrogation methods back... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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New York Daily News
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
New York Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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FOX News
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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FOX News
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." Rights groups and opposition groups in Ethiopia had been calling... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, close campare already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notoriou
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
are already under arrest will be released," Hailemariam said. "And the notorious prison cell that was traditionally called Maekelawi will be closed down and turned into a museum." It was not immediately clear how many political prisoners were... Read more
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