Tigray regional state pardons over 2,000 inmates

Addis Ababa, June 14, 2018 (FBC) – The Tigray regional state today pardoned 2,111 inmates in connection with Marty’s Day.

The regional state commemorates Marty’s Day on June 22 every year.

The regional state last month granted amnesty for 2,206 prisons in connection with Ginbot 20 (May 28), which marks the downfall of the Derg regime.

It also pardoned 957 inmates at the beginning of the 2010 Ethiopian New Year.

Translated and posted by Amare Asrat