Ana Gomes Writes a letter to Angela Merkel regarding the arrest of Prof. Merera Gudina

Ana Gomes, EU MP who closely follows the political situations in Ethiopia wrote a letter to Angela Merkel, the chancellor of the Republic of Germany regarding the arrest of Prof.  Merera Gudina , the veteran Oromo opposition political figure in Ethiopia.

In her letter, Ms Gomes explained what led to the detention of prof. and urged EU for more stringent approach towards Ethiopia, the single largest recipient of EU development aid in Africa. She also asked the German chancellor to press the release of Prof. Merera and his relatives who were detained with him; condemn his arrest as blatant violation of international human rights norms and to extend the demand to the release of thousands of other political prisoners in Ethiopian jail.

Read the full letter here: Ana Gomes’s Letter to Angela Markel regarding the Arrest of Prof. Merera Gudina


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