Ethiopia to widen "political space for all"; will release political prisoners

  • Ethiopia has taken an unexpected move as it is soon going to release political prisoners and is also going to shut down the notorious prison camp which is claimed to be used as a torture chamber. This announcement was made by the leader of Ethiopia on Wednesday.Hailemariam Desalegn told a press conference that the move was initiated to give space to political dialogue. Although, the list of prisoners who will be freed has not yet been decided.