Free Dr. Merera Gudina and all Other Political Prisoners in Ethiopia!!

Free Dr. Merera Gudina and all Other Political Prisoners in Ethiopia!!

Merera Gudina and all Other Political Prisoners

It has been confirmed that Ethiopia security forces have detained leading opposition figure Prof. Merera Gudina, pictured center, upon his arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Acording to family members, Prof. Merera, chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) is detained by members of SOE command post

Prof. Merera was in Brussels delivered a speech at EU parliament on current situation in Ethiopia along with Prof. Berhanu Nega of G7 and Rio Olympics athlete Feyisa Lellisa.

Familes also say four relatives of Prof. Merera were detained with him by members of the command post of Ethiopia’s sweeping State Of Emergency


TPLF threatened to arrest Dr Merera Gudina while was still in Europe. When asked about the threat, he responded saying “since they have jailed all my comrades and left me lonely, its better I join them in jail.”

He knew they will imprison him but he did not think twice before returning!!

Madam Ana Gomes wrote a letter of appeal to Federica Mogherini, a High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, concerning the imprisonment of Dr. Merera Gudina.

She asserted that Prof. Merera Gudina is arrested for sitting next to Dr. Berhanu Nega. Here is the letter.