‘I expected to die in there’: Canadian jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years wants Ottawa to learn from his ordeal

A Canadian citizen who spent 11 years in an Ethiopian prison is calling on the government to learn from the failures in his case, and make sure it never happens again. “I... Read more »

Efforts underway to bring Canadian home from Ethiopian prison – Toronto Star

Bashir Makhtal, a Toronto man, is behind bars in Ethiopia after a trial rights groups have called “deeply unfair.” Efforts are underway to have him returned to Canada.  (Family photo)   Ottawa continues to... Read more »