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Ethiopia - Reporters Without Borders hails Swedish journalists' release

Reporters without borders
The Ethiopian government has released reporter Martin Schibbye and photographer Johan Persson, who spent 14 months in prison on convictions for their professional activities. After granting the journalists a pardon on the Ethiopian new year (11 September), the government immediately freed them. The two had been convicted of "illegal entry into the country" and alleged "support for terrorism". “Let us not forget that the journalists were imprisoned for 14 months without genuine cause,” (...)

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