UDJ appeals to the PM
The opposition party, Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ), submitted a report to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, detailing what it calls intolerable abuses and crimes committed against its leaders, members, and supporters.
The party said its offices across the country have been targeted, shut down by local security officers, and some even demolished. They also say senior members are being put in jail on fabricated charges predominately in Oromia, Amhara and Southern Nation Nationalities and Peoples regions. The report, which UDJ says demonstrates how the nation’s political sphere has been severely narrowing, was also sent to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia. Read more