Friday, 29 June 2012

Ethiopia - Journalists face life imprisonment on trumped-up terrorism charges

"The judges were biased and incompetent, defence rights were violated and the sentence was decided in advance on the basis of spurious arguments. Everything suggests that it was a politically-motivated reprisal," said RSF and RFI, noting the sentence comes "at the very moment that a law designed to protect journalists from imprisonment is on the point of being adopted."

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