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Ethiopia - Remaining Zone 9 bloggers acquitted of terrorism

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that four members of the Zone 9 blogging collective who have been held since April 2014 have just been acquitted on a charge of terrorism. One of the four, Befekadu Hailu, will nonetheless remain in detention on a charge of “inciting violence” in his blog posts, which were very critical of the government. Reporters Without Borders deplores this additional charge, which carries a possible three-year jail term. The other three, Atnaf Berane, Abel (...)

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