BREAKING NEWS on the case of Woizerit Birtukan PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ben   
Saturday, 09 October 2010 04:38

Woizerit Birtukan Mideksa is now free & enjoying private time with her immediate family members.

The Press Conference called by The Elders Council has been postponed to 3:00PM Local Time. (Ben)

According to the latest info with regards to the release of Birtukan Mideksa, the Elders Committee called for Press Conference at 12:00PM Local time. The avenue is Sheraton Addis.

EthiopiaFirst will be blogging directly from the conference. (Ben - Oct 6th, 2010 09:58 AM Local Time)


According to a source close to EthiopiaFirst, Woizerit Birtukan Mideksa submitted a letter of apology for the Ethiopian people and the elected govt. The Pardon Board already accepted her plea & the paperwork are being finalized. Woizerit Birtukan may walk out of Qality prison within two days.


Ethiopian opposition leader Birtukan Mideksa freed

(BBC) "I am very relieved," she told the BBC at her home in the capital, where crowds had gathered to welcome her.Ms Birtukan said she had been freed because she had applied for a pardon. (More)







Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the pardon of Ethiopian opposition leader Birtukan Midekssa

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 October 2010 04:47

Add comment

Security code

ethiopia - Yahoo Canada Search Results
  • Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to select consultancy firm
    Tesfa-Alem Tekle October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to choose an international firm that will study the hydrological and socio-environmental impacts of Ethiopia's massive hydro power plant project being built on the Nile river. Following the ongoing tripartite meeting in Cairo, the three countries have nominated seven international consultancy firms from ...
  • Ethiopia to deploy 210 health workers in Ebola-hit West Africa
    Addis Ababa, Oct 24 (IANS) Ethiopia said Friday it will deploy about 210 health professionals to Ebola-affected countries to support the response against the epidemic in West Africa.
  • Ethiopia touts ancient churches, dramatic landscape in tourism drive
    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia for the source of the Nile, European readers dismissed his account of ancient churches and castles: surely no such things existed in the heart of Africa. Fast forward to 2014 and Solomon Tadesse sometimes feels he faces similar preconceptions as he seeks to ...

Ethiopia's Economy Grows 10.6 Per Cent Annually Since 2004

"The growth over the last nine years was far beyond the growth rates recorded in aggregate terms for sub-Saharan Africa which was 5.2 per cent, less than half of Ethiopia's average real GDP (gross domestic product) growth rate during that period,"

Report By Worldbank

Related Link

* Abu Hyder: Radicalizing Muslims

Ben's Point of View on the latest developments

(Nov 23, 2012)

Ben's Point of View on the latest developments

(Nov 11th, 2012)

Ben's Point of View on the latest developments

(Nov 3rd, 2012)

Bebeqa: Moving Forward