COVID-19: Ethiopia pardons over 4,000 prisoners to help prevent spread

Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde has granted pardon to more than 4,000 prisoners in efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.Sahle-Work Zewde announced the order in a tweet on Wednesday and said it would help prevent overcrowding in prisons. The directive only covers those given a maximum sentence of three years for minor crimes andContinue reading “COVID-19: Ethiopia pardons over 4,000 prisoners to help prevent spread”