Ethiopian blogger relives horrors of Maekelawi jail, happy over planned closure - News Summed Up

Ethiopian blogger relives horrors of Maekelawi jail, happy over planned closure


I’m happy that it is going to be closed and I guess that institutional reforms can stop torture totally from our country. Befeqadu spent 84 days in Maekelawi – a facility notorious for torturing detainees. We used to have a right to visit too late, 10 minutes in the morning and 10 minutes in the evening. “We used to have a right to visit too late, 10 minutes in the morning and 10 minutes in the evening. Incidentally, he wrote the letter in jail and had it smuggled out when he was being transferred for Maekelawi to another facility.


Source: Ethiopian News January 11, 2018 09:45 UTC


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