Case Updates

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Update on Soliana Shimeles G/Mariam and 9 others






The case has been closed with the court dropping charges against and releasing Mahlet Fantahun, Zelalem Kibret, Asmamaw H/Giorgis, Edom Kassaye and Tesfalem Weldeyes on 15 July, 2015 before they defended the prosecutor’s evidence against them….


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Update on Soressa Deme Tolera and 19 others






The case has been closed with the court convicting and sentencing the accused to short terms in prison. The students have been released since they have already served the time they were sentenced for. Please…


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Update on Okelo Akuai Uchala and 6 others






The case has been closed with the court deciding on 27 April, 2016 that all the accused were guilty of the offenses they were charged with.  The 1st defendant, Okelo Akuai, was sentenced to nine…


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Update on Nigist Yirga Tefera and 5 others






The case is pending before the court and has been adjourned to 22 February 2017 to hear the prosecutor’s response to the preliminary objections of the accused. On 14 February 2017, the 1st defendant, Nigist…



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Update on Omot Agwa Akuai and 2 others






The case has been closed with the court acquitting and releasing all the accused except for the 1st defendant, Omot Agwa, who is currently defending a charge altered from one of terrorism to an offense…