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Ethiopia - Court drops one of three charges against Swedish journalists

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that an Addis Ababa court today dropped a charge of participating in terrorist activity against Swedish journalists Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye of the Kontinent news agency, who nonetheless continue to be tried on charges of supporting a terrorist group and entering Ethiopia illegally. At the end of today's hearing, the trial was adjourned until 6 December. The two journalists will meanwhile remain in detention. “We hope that the court (...)

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