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Ethiopia: Jailed Anti-Poverty Campaigners Face Two-Month Wait for Verdict

Below is an excerpt from Action Aid’s press release (via Tom Paine):

Judges trying the case of two anti-poverty campaigners in Ethiopia yesterday (Thursday 2 August) adjourned the trial until 8 October, when the court will give judgement.

Daniel Bekele, 40, policy manager of ActionAid Ethiopia, and Netsanet Demissie, 29, general manager of the Organisation for Social Justice in Ethiopia, will now spend two more months in prison awaiting the verdict, while the court takes its annual recess.

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