Ethiopian police have re-arrested recently released bloggers and journalists such as journalists Eskinder Nega, Temesgen Dessalegn, our own blogger Zelalem Workagegnehu, bloggers Mahlet Fantahun, BefeQadu Z. Hailu, and politicians and activists such as Andualem Arage, Woineshet Molla, Addisu Getaneh, Yidenehackew Addis, Sintayehu Chekol and Tefera Tesfaye on March 25, 2018.
Similarly, young university professors and journalists were also detained on March 24, 2018 while they were eating their dinner. Added with the 19 academics, journalists and activists detained on Saturday in Bahir Dar
, the total number of prominent people jailed over the weekend alone comes to 30.
We will campaign for their better treatment and release tonight, March 29, 2018 from 8 PM Ethiopian Time. Some of our campaign hashtags are:
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