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Check this out: Ethiopian journalist speaks out from prison

Eskinder Nega

I was arrested in September 2011 and detained for nine months before I was found guilty in June 2012 under Ethiopia’s overly broad Anti-Terrorism Proclamation, which ostensibly covers the “planning, preparation, conspiracy, incitement and attempt” of terrorist acts. In reality, the law has been used as a pretext to detain journalists who criticize the government. Last July, I was sentenced to 18 years in prison.”

Letter From Ethiopia’s Gulag – NYTimes.com.

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This entry was posted on July 25, 2013 by in Minority Race/Poor/Indigenous Rights and tagged , .
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