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Ethiopia: Terrorism Verdict Quashes Free Speech

The Ethiopian Federal High Court on January 19, 2012, convicted three Ethiopian journalists, an opposition leader, and a fifth person under an anti-terrorism law that violates free expression and due process rights. The Ethiopian government should immediately drop the case, release the defendants, and investigate their allegations of torture in detention. (Nairobi) - The Ethiopian Federal High Court on January 19, 2012, convicted three Ethiopian journalists, an opposition leader, and a fifth person under an anti-terrorism law that violates free expression and due process rights, Human Rights Watch…

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