A campaign to free and return to UK a British father Andargachew "Andy" Tsege who was kidnapped on 23rd June 2014 while in-transit in Yemen International airport and rendered to Ethiopia. He is still in illegal detention in Ethiopia! He is a man who is advocating democratic government in Ethiopia.
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Andy’s children tell the story of their dad’s kidnap

Andy’s children tell the story of their dad’s kidnap

Andy's children Yilak and Menabe are celebrating their 11th birthday today, their 4th without their Dad. In this video they tell the story of Andy's kidnap and imprisonment. Please ...

Op-Ed: The Government must help rescue British man Andy Tsege from death row

Op-Ed: The Government must help rescue British man Andy Tsege from death row

By Right Honorable Andrew Mitchell MP Thursday 26 October 2017 07:21 BST Evening Standard Inside the front cover of my passport, I am always reassured to read that the UK Governmen ...

30 London MPs call for Boris Johnson to bring back Islington dad on death row in Ethiopia

30 London MPs call for Boris Johnson to bring back Islington dad on death row in Ethiopia

By Eleanor Rose Thursday 26 October 2017 07:21 BST Evening Standard Boris Johnson is facing pressure from 30 London MPs to help free Islington resident and Arsenal fan Andy Tsege, ...

Boris Johnson urged to intervene to save Briton on death row in Ethiopia

Boris Johnson urged to intervene to save Briton on death row in Ethiopia

By Owen Bowcott, Legal affairs correspondent Tuesday 3 October 2017 17.56 BSTGuardian Heads of Law Society and Bar Council ask foreign secretary to seek release of Andargachew Tseg ...

Reprieve say Theresa May must act over British Father on Ethiopian death row for 3 years

Reprieve say Theresa May must act over British Father on Ethiopian death row for 3 years

23rd June 2017 marks three years since British Father Andy Tsege was first illegally kidnapped from an international airport and rendered to Ethiopia’s death row. Andy’s partner, Y ...

General Election 2017: The Maidenhead candidate from Islington who made Theresa May’s night even more awkward

General Election 2017: The Maidenhead candidate from Islington who made Theresa May’s night even more awkward

By James Morris 9th May 2017 Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t the only Islington candidate haunting Theresa May last night – after the partner of abducted Andy Tsege came face to face with the ...

General Election 2017: Partner of abducted Andy Tsege stands against Theresa May in Maidenhead

General Election 2017: Partner of abducted Andy Tsege stands against Theresa May in Maidenhead

By James Morris 15 May 2017 09:51 Islington Gazette The partner of abducted Upper Holloway man Andy Tsege feels so hopeless about his illegal imprisonment that she has resorted to ...

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia

MWC News By Graham Peebles Wrapped in dishonesty, arrogance and paranoia, Ethiopia’s ruling regime (as all such brutal brigades), are following a nationwide policy of violent suppression and constitutional vandalism. It was the 24th June – midsummer’s day – in the adopted homeland of Andargachew Tsege, when he was detained by ‘Yemeni officials’ (State heavies in suits) whilst transiting through Sana’a to Er ...

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Britain accused of abandoning activist on Ethiopia’s death row

Jerome Starkey Africa Correspondent Published on Time at 12:01AM, August 18 2014 The wife of a Briton who has spent seven weeks on death row in Ethiopia after being seized in Yemen has condemned the British government for showing little interest in his plight. Yemi Haile Mariam, from Clerkenwell, central London, said the government had treated Andargachew Tsege "like a second-class citizen", because of his ...

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Family of Brit “rendered” to Ethiopia calls for his release

Reprieve Press Release 18th August 2014 The family of a British citizen kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia in June has called on the British government to secure his release as soon as possible. Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege, a father of three from London, was travelling to Eritrea in June this year when he was seized during a stopover in Yemen. Two weeks later, Ethiopian officials admitted to the UK government ...

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Global Alliance for Democracy writes to UK PM, David Cameron

Letter to the British Prime Minister, David Cameron August 11, 2014 Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister London Dear Prime Minister: We are writing this letter to express our deep dismay at the manner in which the British Government has handled the brazen abduction, and extradition of Andargachew Tsege, a British citizen. Mr. Tsege, was carrying a UK passport and travelling from Dubai to Asmara. He was i ...

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Ethiopian Chargé d’Affaires summoned to FCO over detention of British national

Press release Ethiopian Chargé d’Affaires summoned to FCO over detention of British national From:Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Mark Simmonds MPHistory:Published 4 August 2014Part of:Promoting human rights internationally, Equality, rights and citizenship, Foreign affairs, International aid and development and Ethiopia Minister for Africa summoned Ethiopian Chargé d’Affaires to raise concerns about ...

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California Congressman demands the release of Andargachew Tsege

July 28, 2014 Press Release WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday urged Ethiopia’s prime minister to release Andargachew Tsige, a native-born opposition leader with British citizenship who last month was extradicted to the African nation from Yemen under questionable circumstances. In a letter to Prime Minister Hailemarian Desalegn, the California Republican wrote: “Mr. Andargachew is a British citiz ...

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Amnesty Int’l says missing British Man at risk of torture

On 24 June 2014 Andargachew Tsige, an Ethiopian political activist, disappeared at Sana’a airport in Yemen while travelling between the United Arab Emirates and Eritrea. No official statements have been made by the Yemeni or Ethiopian authorities about Andargachew Tsige’s whereabouts, but human rights activists in Yemen told Amnesty he was seized and taken to Ethiopia the day he landed. Without confirmation ...

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Ethiopia?

Why the arrest of one of Addis Ababa's most vocal critics is a huge embarrassment for the West. By Martin Plaut Foreign Policy Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London's financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but scattered between the newly refurbished warehouses and loft apartments are some blocks of municipal housing populated largely ...

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The Final Straw for the People of Ethiopia?

Counter Punch by GRAHAM PEEBLES Faced with a brutal repressive regime, the people of Ethiopia inside the country and within the worldwide diaspora –frustrated, angry and desperate – are considering alloptions to elicit fundamental change in the country. The EPRDF, who seized power from the communist Derg in 1991, rule the country through fear and intimidation. Development aid, including food and other essen ...

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Human Rights watch fears for safety of returned opposition leader

Published by Human Rights Yemen Unlawfully Deported Andargachew Tsige, Concerns over Possible Mistreatment July 7, 2014 (London) – An exiled Ethiopian opposition leader unlawfully deported by Yemen back to Ethiopia is at risk of mistreatment including torture. Andargachew Tsige is secretary-general of Ginbot 7, a banned Ethiopian opposition organization, and was convicted and sentenced to death in absentia ...

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UK stands accused over extradition of Ethiopian opposition leader – The Guardian

Andargachew Tsige, a British national, may face death penalty after extradition from Yemen Martin Plaut theguardian.com, Friday 4 July 2014 12.13 BST The Foreign Office has been accused of failing to act to prevent theextradition to Ethiopia of an opposition leader facing the death penalty. Andargachew Tsige, a British national, is secretary general of an exiled Ethiopian opposition movement, Ginbot 7. He w ...

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Ethiopia Ginbot 7 leader facing death penalty ‘extradited from Yemen’

An Ethiopian opposition leader, who was sentenced to death while in exile for plotting a coup, has been extradited from Yemen to Ethiopia, his group says. BBC NEWS Andargachew Tsege, who is also a British national, is secretary-general of the banned Ginbot 7 movement. The Ethiopian government allegedly requested his extradition after he was arrested in Yemen last month. European MEP Ana Gomes told the BBC t ...

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Ana Gomes’s Letter of Appeal on the Abduction of Andargachew Tsege

William Hague Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs United Kingdom Strasbourg, July 3rd 2014 Subject: Extradiction of Andargachew Tsege from Yemen to Ethiopia Dear Mr. Hague, An Ethiopian activist who is currently based in London and is a holder of a British Passport has been detained in Sana’a on Monday, June 22nd. His name is Andargachew Tsege, he is a major Ethiopian opposition leader, ...

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