Monthly Archives: June 2004

Electoral body pledges fair poll in 2005

ADDIS ABABA (IRIN) – The head of the National Election Board (NEB) on 24 June urged government and opposition parties in Ethiopia to ensure “free and fair” elections next year. Asefa Biru, the NEB executive secretary, told IRIN that his organisation “will insist government closely cooperate with the election board to take measures when any […]

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Gebremaria v. Ashcroft

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Gebremaria v. Ashcroft Petition for review form the Board of Immigration Appeals. Elizabeth A. Holmes, argued, Bloomington, Minnesota, for petitioner. Thomas B. Fatouros, argued, Washington, D.C (Timothy P. McIlmail, Washington, D.C. on the brief), for respondent. Before SMITH, BEAM, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges. SMITH, Circuit Judge. […]

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Zewdie v. Ashcroft

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Zewdie v. Ashcroft Petition for review from the Board of Immigration Appeals. Counsel who presented argument on behalf of the petitioner was Phillip F. Fishman of Minneapolis, MN. Counsel who presented argument on behalf of the respondent was Paul Fiorino, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of […]

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Gemechu v. Ashcroft

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Gemechu v. Ashcroft 1 Taddese Lencho Gemechu (“Gemechu”) seeks review of a final order of removal issued by the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”). The BIA affirmed the decision of the Immigration Judge (“IJ”) that found Gemechu was not credible and that he failed to meet […]

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