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Relatives rejoice release of prominent prisoners

A jubilant crowd of thousands celebrated as Kaliti prison released some of its noted prisoners earlier today. Even an anti-riot police couldn’t curb the enthusiasm as many stood for hours, including diplomats from the Norwegian embassy to welcome the release of one of its citizen Okello Akway Ochalla.

Bekele Gerba, six cases terminated

The Federal Attorney General has decided to terminate the charges of seven individuals including Bekele Gerba, a prominent politician, deputy chairperson of the Oromo Federalist Congress.

Court ruling angers Bekele Gerba et al

The Federal High Court Lideta Criminal bench today ruled that witnesses of defendants named in the Bekele Gerba et al high profile case should not appear before court – a decision that infuriated the defendants.

PM, officials to testify before court

The Federal High Court ruled today that the prime minister, along with other prominent government officials should appear before the court as witnesses in the Bekele Gerba et al. case.

Cassation court suspends Bekele’s bail

The Federal Supreme Court, Cassation Bench passed an order today to suspend the decision of the Appellant Court to grant bail to Bekele Gerba, deputy chairperson of the Oromo Federalist congress (OFC).

Bekele Gerba to be released on bail

The Federal Supreme Court ordered the release of Bekele Gerba, Deputy Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) and notable Oromo intellectual activist, on bail today which set at 30,000 birr.