Daily Archives: March 3, 2020

TAKE ACTION: AN APPEAL LETTER

(A4O, Appeal Letter, 3 March 2020) Advocacy for Oromia is deeply concerned by reports of the incommunicado detention of detention of Mr. Abdi Regassa, the leader of Oromo Liberation Front.

The letter sent to Ethiopian Prime Minster today, Advocacy for Oromia expresses its deep concern regarding Mr Abdi Regassa who detained without charges and with limited access to the outside world, his colleagues and his family, since 29 February 2020.

The letter demands PM administration to ensures Mr Abdi Regassa has immediate access to a lawyer of his choosing and can communicate with his family.

Advocacy for Oromia also asks all peace-loving people to take similar action to ensure that a prompt and impartial investigation is conducted regarding allegations of torture and ill-treatment against Abdi Regassa.

It added that this appeal letter is needed to ensure that the Ethiopian government presents charges against him or releases him, and refrains from potentially taking actions that may amount to ill-treatment against him.

For full appeal letter: Appeal Letter Abdi Regassa