EU parliament passes resolution urging Ethiopian government to release Andargachew Tsege from prison
On the 21st January 2016 EU parliament passed a resolution asking EU National Andargachew Tsege be released immediately.
The European Parliament on point #N stated that
“N. whereas Andargachew Tsege, a British-Ethiopian citizen and leader of an opposition party living in exile, was arrested in June 2014; whereas Mr Tsege had been condemned to death several years earlier in his absence, and has been on death row practically incommunicado since his arrest;”
and point #11 says EU parliament
“11. Urges the authorities to implement, in particular, the recommendation of the Human Rights Council’s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and to release British national and political activist Andargachew Tsege immediately.”
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