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December 2008

Ethiopia’s pardoned critic jailed

Ethiopia’s main opposition leader has been sent to prison to serve a life sentence, after a pardon granted to her last year was revoked. Birtukan Medeksa was among more than 100 people jailed for offences after controversial polls in 2005. A dispute over the terms of her release caused her re-arrest. Her colleague Berhanu Nega, …

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UDJ delegation visits Norway

By UDJ Support Group | December 4, 2008 Leaders of the UDJ opposition party and their local hosts while presiding over a meeting in Oslo, Norway. Ethiopia has been under a one-party dictatorship since 1991. Ethiopian residents in Norway attend political briefings by leaders of UDJ, an opposition party which enjoys significant Ethiopian Diaspora support. …

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