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Ethiopian terrorism trial against Swedish journalists violates International Law says the EFJ

Two Swedish journalists charged with terrorism in Ethiopia last month face trial today in Addis Ababa, with the European Federation of Journalists and rights groups criticising the process. Photographer Johan Persson and reporter Martin Schibbye, both freelancers, have been held in jail since they were arrested on 1July with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels after a battle with government troops. The Swedes were wounded during the gunfight, in which 15 rebels were reportedly killed.

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