Addis Ababa November 17/2020  (ENA) The State of Emergency Inquiry Board which was established to look into the state of emergency declared on Tigray Regional State to implement regulation and order within the area has formally began functioning at the moment.

In his briefing to the media, Board Chairperson Lemma Tesemma stated the board has been working to satisfy logistics and human assets as effectively collaborations with companions since its institution lower than fortnight in the past.

In accordance with him, members of the board have additionally ready motion plan to guide the general actions of the emergency and accepted code of conduct.

Based mostly on the suggestions of the duty drive, the scope for the inquiry board could also be prolonged to areas the place human rights violation are reported.

Article 93/6 of the Structure stipulates that the State of Emergency Inquiry Board shall have powers and obligations to make public inside one month the names of all people arrested on account of the state of emergency along with the explanations for his or her arrest.

It’s also tasked to examine and comply with up that no measure taken throughout the state of emergency is inhumane and suggest to the Prime Minister or to the Council of Ministers corrective measures if it finds any case of inhumane remedy.

As well as, the board is remitted to make sure the prosecution of perpetrators of inhumane acts in addition to submit its views to the Home of Folks’s Representatives on a request to increase the period of the state of emergency.

It’s to be recalled that the Council of Ministers decreed a state of emergency on Tigray Regional State early in November in accordance with Article 93 (1) of the Structure.


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