- Sep 14, 2008
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- Białystok / Warsaw
http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/15/ethiopian-journalist-jailed-for-defaming-powerful-orthodox-clergy/ said:A court in Ethiopia has jailed a journalist to a year in prison on charges of defaming senior clergy members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Prosecutors had pushed for a three-year jail term.
Getachew Worku, the editor-in-chief of the weekly Amharic independent newspaper, Ethio-Mihidar, was arrested over a week ago. He was kept in police custody till today’s ruling was delivered, the Addis Standard news portal reported...