Gondor resident Tsegaye Ayele was tortured to death by the Federal police. Tsegaye was arrested in December last year and taken to Addis Ababa's Maekelawi prison where he was severly tortured, resulting in serious damage to his brain. He was hospitalized last month. All attempts by doctors at the Ras Desta Damtew hospital to save his life were in vain as he passed away today.
The arrest and torture of Tsegaye Ayele and 59 others who were accused of trying to overthrow the government by unconstitutional means was first exposed on this blog. After huge international pressure and the intervention of courts all of them were released last week.
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