Ethiopia pardons additional 1, 559 inmates
Addis Ababa, April 2, 2020 (FBC) – The Federal Attorney General has granted pardon for 1, 559 inmates today.
This is in addition to the 4,010 inmates who were pardoned last week to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVIDー19) in prisons.
Of the 1, 559 inmates, 48 are women, said Attorney General Adanech Abiebie.
The inmates were granted pardon by President Sahle-Work Zewde in accordance with the constitution.