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Ethiopia Ginbot 7’s Andargachew Tsege shown on TV

Andargachew Tsege, a UK national, leads the banned Ginbot 7 movement Opposition leader Andargachew Tsege has appeared on Ethiopian state television, following his disappearance from Yemen last month. His UK-based wife Yemi Hailemariam told the BBC she was shocked to see him on television. Yemen arrested Andargachew while he was in transit at Sanaa airport, […]

Ethiopia: Fears for Safety of Returned Opposition Leader

Yemen Unlawfully Deported Andargachew Tsige, Concerns over Possible Mistreatment (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 in separate trials in Ethiopia in 2009 and […]


Andargachew Tsige, an Ethiopian political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Andargachew Tsige is a British national of Ethiopian origin and Secretary-General of Ginbot 7, an outlawed Ethiopian opposition group. He disappeared […]

UK Foreign Office: Andargachew could face death penalty in Ethiopia

Andargachew Tsige, a British national, may face death penalty after extradition from Yemen Martin Plaut, Friday 4 July 2014 07.13 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 […]

Ana Gomes! Member of the European Parliament An Appeal letter to High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Subject: Extradiction of Andargachew Tsege from Yemen to Ethiopia! Dear Cathy, ! Ana Gomes! Member of the European Parliament!  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 […]

የግንቦት 7 ዋና ጸሐፊ አንዳርጋቸው ጽጌ የመን ታገቱ ለኢህአዴግ ተላልፈው ከተሰጡ ድርጅቱ የበቀል እርምጃ እንደሚወስድ አስታወቀ::

የመግለጫው ሙሉ ቃል ከዚህ እንደሚከተለው ይነበባል፡፡ አቶ አንዳርጋቸው ጽጌ በየመን ባለሥልጣናት እገታ ላይ መሆኑን በማስመልከት የወጣ መግለጫ ሰኔ 23 ቀን 2006 ዓ.ም የግንቦት 7፣ የፍትህ፣ የነፃነትና የዲሞክራሲ ንቅናቄ ዋና ፀሐፊ አቶ አንዳርጋቸው ጽጌ ሰኔ 16 ቀን 2006 ዓም ለሥራ ጉዳይ በየመኒያ አየር መንገድ አይሮፕላን ተጉዞ በትራንዚት ሰንዓ ከተማ እያለ በየመን መንግሥት ፀጥታ ኃይሎች በሕገወጥ መንገድ […]

Biggest rises and falls in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index

The 2014 World Press Freedom Index spotlights the negative impact of conflicts on freedom of information and its protagonists. The ranking of some countries has also been affected by a tendency to interpret national security needs in an overly broad and abusive manner to the detriment of the right to inform and be informed. This […]