Deputy Youth Assn. Head released


June 7, 2013

The Public Relations Head of (Visionary Youth Association), Berhanu Tekleyared, has been released on bail today according to the Amharic Service of the German International broadcaster, Deutsche Welle. He was in detention since May 22, 2013. The Addis Abeba based weekly, Ethio Mahder reported had reported this Tuesday that although Berhanu was detained on the charges of  “threatening and intimidating people”, the Police said after conducting searches on the suspects house ” fliers and other materials that are related to the banned Ginbot 7 Movement have been found”. Thus the charges were changed into “terrorism”.

Read the details from attached copy of the News of Ethio Mahder published this Tuesday.