Charges Against Civilian, Military Leaders of TPLF Dropped: Ministry of Justice

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Addis Ababa March 30/2023(ENA) The charges against civilian and military leaders of TPLF are dropped, a statement issued by Ministry of Justice disclosed today.

In line with the peace agreement signed between the federal government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front, it has been agreed that crimes related to the conflict should be dealt with in the framework of transitional justice by taking into account international experiences, the statement noted.

Therefore, it has been found necessary to drop the charges against the civilian and military leaders of TPLF accused of suspected crimes. Their cases would be dealt within the framework of transitional justice, it added.

Therefore, the criminal charges that were presented in this regard and were in the process legal proceedings have been dropped in accordance with Article 6 (3) of Proclamation 943/2008.

Ethiopian News Agency
2023