TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Freedom of Expression, Freedom Voices, Prisoners and People at Risk, Prisoners and People at Risk: Detention and Imprisonment, Prisoners of Conscience • Africa, Ethiopia •
Urgent Action Victory! University Lecturer Released (Ethiopia: UA 123.19)
University lecturer Firew Bekele was released on 19 November, after spending three months in detention for his alleged role in writing and publishing a book “the Hijacked Revolution”. He was a prisoner of conscience and should have never been persecuted.