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TPLF courts continue handing down prison terms to political prisoners, despite latest promise of releases

11 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ESAT News (January 11, 2018) Ethiopian courts, seen by many as instruments of the oppressive regime, have continued handing down prison terms to dissidents who insist terrorism charges brought against them were politically motivated.

A court in Addis Ababa today sentenced thirty-three defendants to prison terms ranging from 15 to 18 years for allegedly being members and supporters of an opposition group, Patriotic Ginbot 7.
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