Parliamentary law and justice standing committee field study reveals torture in prisons

February 4, 2018

Law and Justice standing committee in the Ethiopian parliament field study findings revealed gruesome human rights conditions of citizens who are in custody.

In the video below, members confirm suspects under investigation have been physically tortured so as to obtain information which constitutes duress.

When no sufficient evidence is obtained from the investigation process, suspects are held indefinitely without appearing before the court. Watch Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation video clip.

Video credit : Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation

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