Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Date: Dec. 8, 1994
Version:PDF (Subject to verification by State)

Relevant Keywords

Amnesty compatibility
Appeal against decision of acquittal or conviction or against sentence - national proceedings
Applicable law
Crimes against humanity
Fair trial standards
Legal Aid
National penalties - crimes against humanity
National penalties - death sentence
National penalties - genocide
National penalties - life imprisonment
Ne bis in idem
Presumption of innocence
Rights during investigation - arbitrary arrest or detention and deprivation of liberty
Rights during investigation - informed of belief that crime has been committed
Rights during investigation - not to be subjected to any form of coercion, duress or threat, to torture or to any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Rights during investigation - remain silent
Rights during investigation - self incrimination
Rights during trial - counsel of accused's choosing
Rights during trial - disclosure of evidence to defence
Rights during trial - examine witnesses
Rights during trial - informed promptly and in detail of charges
Rights during trial - interpretation and translation
Rights during trial - legal assistance
Rights during trial - tried without undue delay
Statute of limitations - national proceedings