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Ethiopia: Detention of editor signals continuation of Meles-era crackdown

Headline Title:  Ethiopia: Detention of editor signals continuation of Meles-era crackdown 24 August 2012 The detention yesterday of the editor of one of Ethiopia’s last independent publications is a worrying signal that the government intends to carry on targeting dissent, Amnesty International said today. Temesgen Desalegn, editor of Feteh newspaper, faces a number of criminal charges based on articles he has written or published criticizing the government and calling on Ethiopia’s youth to peacefully protest against government repression. He is the first journalist to be detained…

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