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Rights Groups, U.S. Denounce Sentences of Ethiopian Journalists

From Progressive News Source- http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/07/rights-groups-u-s-denounce-sentences-of-ethiopian-journalists/

Human rights groups, press watchdogs, and even the U.S. government have strongly denounced recent prison sentences meted out against journalists and opposition activists accused of violating Ethiopia’s anti-terrorism laws. In an unusually tough statement against a close ally, the State Department said it was “deeply concerned about the trial, conviction, and sentencing of Ethiopian journalist

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