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Ethiopia: Conviction of government opponents a 'dark day' for freedom of expression

Headline Title:  Ethiopia: 'Dark day' for freedom of expression 27 June 2012 More Ethiopian government opponents have been convicted on trumped up terrorism and treason charges in what Amnesty International called "a dark day" for freedom of expression. Iconic dissident journalist Eskinder Nega and leading members of the political opposition, Andualem Arage and Nathnael Mekonnen, along with five other men, were found guilty on charges of "terrorist acts, "encouragement of terrorism", "high treason" and several other charges. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4…

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