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Journalist Eyasped Tesfaye is released from police detention.

Ubuntu TV said that Eyasped, who is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Ubuntu, was released this afternoon after 43 days of detention with no charges or court appearance. He was detained on December 08

On December 16, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) urged “for the immediate disclosure” of the whereabouts of Kibrom Worku and Tamerat Negera, two journalists who remained in detention after they were taken to police custody. EHRC also reiterated that “the relevant authorities should closely monitor that the state of emergency proclamation is implemented in a manner that strictly adheres to human rights principles.”

Journalist Meaza, the co-founder of online media outlet, Roha Media, who previously worked at Abbay media was released from detention yesterday afternoon.

Source: Addis Standard

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