Friday, November 23, 2012

Lawyers: Terror case against 29 Ethiopian Muslims unconstitutional

(Nov 23, 2012, ADDIS ABABA)--Defense lawyers have told the Ethiopian High Federal Court that terrorism charges against 29 Muslims are unconstitutional.

Federal prosecutors are accusing the 29, which includes prominent clerics, journalists and activists, with terrorism and attempts to create an Islamic state. Tensions have been rising between the government in this mostly Christian country and Muslim worshipers that have led to anti-government protests. Read more from  The Washington Post »

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