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Activist Yonatan Tesfaye calls prominent people as defense witnesses – Nov 28/2016 hearing

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Bekele Gerba and Eskinder Nega appeared before court to testify, but Befeqadu Hailu wasn’t brought to court Semayawi Party former public relations head and human rights defender Mr. Yonatan Tesfaye has called prominent people including OFC President and vice president Dr Merera Gudina and Mr Bekele Gerba respectively and other personalities to defend the terrorism […]

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Court downgraded terrorism charge against journalist Getachew Shiferaw to Criminal Code – Dec, 22/2016 Hearing

The Federal High Court at Lideta branch 4th criminal bench downgraded the terrorism charge presented against journalist Getachew Shiferaw to criminal law article 257/a/d/ which is for provocation and preparation of incitement by writing. The 4th criminal bench of the high court ruling was heard on 22th Dec 2016 after evaluating and examining the prosecutors […]

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Witnesses for prosecution against two defendants in Gurmessa Ayano et al file are heard: November 24 Hearing

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The court is hearing the witnesses for prosecution against Bekelle Gerba and other OFC leaders, Gurmessa Ayano et al (22 persons) has been charged with Anti-Terrorism proclamation. Today on November 25th 2016 witnesses are testified against the 6th defendant Gelana Negra and 14th Dereje Merga. The prosecutor told to the court the first witness, Zerihun […]

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Witness for prosecution against the third defendant, Addisu Bulala in Gurmessa et al file is heard: November 23 Hearing

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The court is hearing the witnesses for prosecution against Bekelle Gerba and other OFC leaders, Gurmessa Ayano et al (22 persons) has been charged with Anti-Terrorism proclamation. On November 23rd 2016 one witness testified against the third defendant Addisu Bulala in the afternoon session.   In the morning, even if the judges took their chair […]

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