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Ethiopia: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continue

Headline Title:  Ethiopia: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continue 10 July 2014  The Ethiopian authorities must halt their continuing onslaught on dissent, Amnesty International said today, after the arrest of four more opposition party members this week, who are believed to be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. All four were arrested on 8 July in the capital Addis Ababa and the northern city of Mekele on “terror” accusations: a charge commonly used as a pretext to put dissenters behind bars in Ethiopia.  “These latest detentions add to Ethiopia’s…

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