COVID-19 state of emergency inquiry board recommends releasing prisoners who qualify for pardon, probation to reduce virus spread (Ethiopia)

“The recommendation comes amidst growing fears of the spread COVID-19 in congested holding centers, many of which are schools, town halls and warehouses converted into detention facilities. According to the statement the Inquiry Board sent to ENA, members of the board discussed the potential threats to the state at the end of the state of emergency and recommended releasing detainees.”

via Addis Standard