NEW LAW IN ETHIOPIA THREATENS TWO YEARS IN JAIL FOR FAILING TO WEAR A MASK | AfriTV Online

Ethiopia's attorney general's office this week detailed new restrictions concerning the coronavirus which require all citizens to wear masks or face up to two years in jail.   This was because of concern that citizens are beginning to become too rela...

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NEW LAW IN ETHIOPIA THREATENS TWO YEARS IN JAIL FOR FAILING TO WEAR A MASK

Published by: A. Odean
10/23/2020 01:26 PM

Ethiopia's attorney general's office this week detailed new restrictions concerning the coronavirus which require all citizens to wear masks or face up to two years in jail.

 

This was because of concern that citizens are beginning to become too relaxed in regard to spreading the virus led to the new rules

 

Now it is as if COVID is no longer there, the public is not taking care,” Health Minister Lia Tadesse tweeted, according to Reuters. “This will cause a possible increase in the spread of the disease and might be a threat to the nation.”

 

Under the new law, citizens will face fines and imprisonment of up to two years in jail if they do not comply with the new restrictions, Ethiopia's attorney general outlined in a Facebook post.

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