Woyanne Charges Awramba Times Editors – EMF

November 12th, 2008 Print Print Email Email

Journalists Dawit Kebede, publisher of awramba times and its senior editor Fitsum Mamolet are charged today by Zenawi’s persecutors of “Inciting the public through false rumors”. The two are charged for publishing interview with Dr. Yacob Hailemariam, and story related to the newly formed Ginbot 7 movement for democracy and justice. On its yesterday issue, the paper has published Dr. Berhanu’s comment on how Ethiopians should learn from the USA elections. It was a transcribed comment of Dr. Berhanu Nega on the Voice of America. The prosecutor filed charges against journalists based on article 486 of the criminal code. The prosecutors considered it as crimes against the security of the state (articles 240,257(e) and 261(a).

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