Criminal Law

Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism Crimes Proclamation No.1176-2020

WHEREAS, Ethiopia to prevent and suppress terrorist acts, it is believed to be necessary to cooperate with countries having Anti-Terrorism as their objectives and to implement International treaties to which Ethiopia is a party and accepted in particular Treaties and resolutions adopted by the United Nations and African Union;  

WHEREAS, become necessary to replace the Anti- Terrorism Proclamation No. 652/2009, a Proclamation were enacted to prevent and suppress terrorism, has substantive and enforcement loopholes which produced a negative effect on the rights and freedoms of citizens, with a law that enables adequately to protect rights and freedoms of individuals and prevalence of accountability of law enforcement bodies;  WHEREAS, it has become necessary to create a system which would enable to provide medical care, rehabilitative and other related support to victims of terrorist acts;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 (5) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

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