Ethiopian prisons are filling up once again; latest victim: Elias Gebru

The Ethiopian government is slowly filling up the country’s prisons again with prisoners of conscience. The latest victim is a prominent journalist, Elias Gebru, who works with another prominent journalist Eskinder Nega. Last week, former prisoner of conscience Sintayehu Chekol and several activists who are members of Addis Ababa Baladera Council were arrested on terrorism charges. Mereja TV spoke with Eskinder Nega about Elias Gebru’s arrest on Saturday: