Free Abdi-Hamid Humad Dirane Campaign.
Who is Abdi-Hamid Humad Dirane ?
* Abdi Dirane , a prisoner of conscience , is a Somali scholar from the western region of Sitti .
* Abdi was born in Undhuufo , Sitti Zone , in 1994.
* He is graduate of Political Science from Mekelle University .
* Abdi Humdi Dirane is a community leader , advocate for Human Rights and the Rights for the victims of ethnic cleansing of Garbo-isse, Adhayti and Udufo under the watchful eyes of Ethiopian National Defence Forces ( ENDF) .He organized peaceful and open meetings for fundraising and for community welfare.
Why was Dirane abducted?
Abdi Dirane was kidnapped on November 17 , 2021 by plain-clothed intelligence service in Diredawa . For 4 weeks his whereabouts were not known. Later , he was found in Maekelawi detention center in Addis Ababa and now he is in Kaliti prison .
Charges against Dirane:
No known charges has been filed against Dirane according to his family. He is held under pretex of state of emergency decree and war in Tigray.
Background History :
There was brutal killing of 300 innocent Somali unarmed civilians ( mostly women and children) in murderous spree by Afar Special Forces ( Liyu Police) in Garba-Ciise which tantamount to ethnic-cleansing under the watchful eyes of Ethiopian National Defence Forces ( ENDF) in July 24 .
For the last 3 years , 2400 Somali lost their lives , 3500 wounded and 40,000 IDP in Garbo- Issa, undufo & Adayti in murderous spree by Afar Liyu police and militias. Adayti was burnt to ashes in the presence of ENDF as well the other atrocities and yet perpetrators go unpunished.Such heinous massacre of people should be denounced by all. photographs of carnage are too upsetting to publish.