Temesgen Desalegne,Ethiopian journalist,sentenced to three years in prison

October 27,2013

Temesgen Desalegne

Temesgen Desalegne one of the few dissident journalists in Ethiopia became the latest victim of government crackdown on journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia.

Reports in Addis Abeba indicate that Temesgen is sentenced to three years in prison only because he dared to pursue journalistic excellence by upholding truth and for exercising his constitutional rights without fear or trepidation.

17 other journalists and bloggers are arrested in recent crack down by the regime in Ethiopia.

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