UN rights chief urges Ethiopia to free prisoners after protests

UN rights chief urges Ethiopia to free prisoners after protestsEthiopia should rein in a controversial anti-terrorism law and release prisoners, the UN human rights chief said Thursday during a visit to Addis Ababa. The visit by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN high commissioner for human rights, comes after Ethiopia’s parliament in March extended by four months a state of emergency it declared after anti-government protesters took to the streets nationwide last year.



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