Ethiopia: Opposition leader jailed

Samuel Gebru reports that opposition leader Birtukan Medeksa faces life imprisonment for denying that she apologized to the Government for her role in the 2005 unrest. Mamá Etiopía [Es] reports that she's already in jail, the same one as singer Teddy Afro, and describes her as an “Ethiopian Obama”.

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  • Maregu

    The Ethiopian Government was arresting Bertukan, if the case is not conform her apology to the people of Ethiopia and the ruling party that will be a sad story because the EPRDF has a lot of things that must ask an apology for the people of Ethiopia. Do we have to send all the EPRDF officials including Melese when we get the chance? When do we learn leaving and working for the sake of development?

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