Ethiopian authorities have arrested outspoken opposition leader, Merera Gudina, after he testified before the European Parliament about human rights violations in his country where anti-government protests have prompted a harsh crackdown. Merera, head of the opposition party, the Oromo Federalist Congress, was arrested along with three of his relatives yesterday in Addis Ababa after his return from Brussels.
“Police arrested him in his house the same day in the evening. We haven’t been given reasons behind his arrest,” Gebru Gebremariam, deputy chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress, told Reuters..... Read More
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