Andargachew Tsege

Ethiopia: The crime of extraordinary rendition

This commentary on Andargachew Tsige’s extradition from Yemen to Eritrea gives the legal context to the Ethiopian rendition. Martin Ethiopia: The Crime of Extraordinary Rendition By Professor Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, the regime in Ethiopia announced its abduction of Andaragatchew Tsgie, General Secretary of the Ethiopian opposition group known as Ginbot 7 Movement for…

Andargachew Tsege

Ethiopia: Amnesty International appeal for Andargachew Tsige

Andargachew Tsige, a leading member of Ginbot 7, was seized while in transit in Yemen and extradited to Ethiopia. As this appeal from Amnesty International makes clear, there are real risks that he will be tortured. Martin  Document – Ethiopian activist at risk of torture: Andargachew Tsige  UA: 171/14 Index: AFR 25/003/2014 Ethiopia Date: 4…

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Bologna festival: Eritrean security accused of attacking protesters

Security staff patrolling the Eritrean festival in Bologna have been accused of setting upon anti-government protesters. The festival, now in its fortieth year, attracts Eritreans from across Europe. The Eritrean government uses it as a means of bolstering its flagging support among the diaspora and this year it has attracted hundreds of Eritrean protesters, who…