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Ethiopian Activist Guilty of Terrorism for Facebook Posts

Yonatan Tesfaye guilty terrorism for comments he made on Facebook
The Ethiopian kangaroo court today announced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye guilty of encouraging terrorism for comments he made on Facebook.

BY AFP

A judge in Ethiopia’s capital on Tuesday found a former opposition spokesman guilty of encouraging terrorism with a series of anti-government Facebook posts.

Yonatan Tesfaye was arrested in December 2015 after writing on the social media platform that the government had used “force against the people instead of using peaceful discussion with the public.” Continue reading Ethiopian Activist Guilty of Terrorism for Facebook Posts