Ethiopian National Transitional Council
Arlington, VA 22204
Tel: 1-703-659-6000 (US and Canada)
Tel: +44-7958-487-420 (Europe, Mid. East and Africa)
July 1, 2014
ENTC expresses its deep concern and outrage on the illegal detention of Mr Andargachew Tsege, Secretary of Ginbot 7 for Justice, Freedom and Democracy by the Yemeni security forces. It is clear that the criminal TPLF regime in Ethiopia is the mastermind of this arrest. The regime is continuously engaged in dismantling opposition groups by completely blocking their access to the people, imprisoning and harassing their leaders, weakening their capacity and cracking down on their supporters.
ENTC urges the government of Yemen to come to its senses and avoid leaving a permanent scar with the Ethiopian people by immediately releasing Mr Andargachew and not transfer him to the Ethiopian criminal regime. All Ethiopians must stand together in applying pressure for his release. Freedom loving Ethiopians should continue the struggle with this brutal regime with more resolve.