Ethiopia Pardons 745 Political Prisoners

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Ethiopia: Ethiopia pardoned 745 political prisoners on May 26, 2018, ahead of prospective plans to reform “anti-terrorism” laws. Political parties met on May 30 to amend the vague laws which have largely been used to target human rights defenders, political opponents, and journalists for exercising their legitimate rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly. Learn more about Ethiopia’s political prisoners.

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