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Ethiopian Court Acquits Zone 9 Bloggers of Terrorism Charges

Ethiopia’s Zone 9 bloggers have been acquitted of the terrorism charges against them. While three bloggers are to be released, one still faces incitement charges and will have to appear in court again Wednesday. After an Addis Ababa court acquitted the bloggers Friday morning, Zone 9 lawyer Ameha Mekonnen called the decision a landmark ruling, saying "the court emphasized that the government, and particularly the prosecutor, accused them for plotting, inciting and preparing...

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