Ethiopian parliament lifts prosecution immunity for Tigray leader

Debretsion Gebremichael, Tgiray regional state president.

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament has stripped 39 members, including the Tigray regional president Debretsion Gebremichael, of immunity from prosecution, the state news agency reported on Thursday.

Getachew Reda, a senior official of Debretion’s Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) which is fighting federal forces, also lost immunity, the agency added.

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