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Police seized unregistered satellite receiver from Jawar Mohammed residence

Lawyers complained that Jawar Mohammed is not allowed to use the washroom more than twice a day.

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Jawar Mohamed heading to his court appearance in Addis Ababa/ Screenshot from EBC

July 20, 2020

The Federal Police investigation team told Arada First Instance Court that it has recovered an unregistered Satellite receiver in the residence of Jawar Mohammed, as reported by the Ethiopian Reporter on Sunday.

It was said when the Federal Police investigation team briefed the court about the investigation during extended investigation time that the court granted.

State-owned Ethio-Telecom, which has a monopoly over providing communication devices in the country, does not know about Jawar’s satellite receiver as it is unregistered.

Police told the court that 14 people were killed in Addis Ababa and property worth over 200 million birr destroyed. In the Oromia region, 167 people were killed (other sources say the number is over 240).

Police also said that it has confirmed from witnesses that a call for the ethnic and religious massacre was made and that many properties were destroyed in the Oromo region of Ethiopia.  Verbal testimonies of 34 witnesses were taken and 14 investigative teams were deployed to towns like Shashemene, Arsi Negele, East Hararge, and other parts of the Oromia region during the extended time that the court granted for further investigation.

Jawar has organized and armed illegal groups to trigger ethnic and religious violence, according to the Federal Police report.  In the days following the killing of Hachalu Hundessa, he tried to forcefully return the body of Hachalu Hundessa which was on its way to his birthplace Ambo which resulted in an exchange of fire with security forces at Burayu town checkpoint, police added.  After the coffin was returned to the capital Addis Ababa, he and his crowd proceeded to the Prosperity Party office where his security details killed the Oromia region special force that was on duty and wounded three others, according to the police report.

Jawar Mohammed denied, he spoke to the court himself while he had four lawyers, all the allegations saying that there was no gunfire and no one was killed.  He said his arrest was politically motivated and should be resolved through mediation rather than a court of law.

Meanwhile, his lawyers complained that he is arrested in a basement with no adequate light and that he is only allowed washroom twice a day.

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  1. Seized what? No wonder there was all that talk which goes like ‘We are an undeclared government’. Make that ‘We’ ‘I’. I ran this story by one gullible here and the reaction was astonishing, hilarious!!! ‘Well, ham radios are not illegal here in the USA!’. Ohhh!! Well ham(amateur) radios are government controlled and license/permit is required. Not that easy.

  2. Everyone was living their lives in peace focusing on COVID and less on ethnic issues. All of sudden, Jawar framed Hachalu into his studio to say those provocative statements. The rest is history. He is guilty.

  3. According to Borkena “GUILTY WITH NO EVIDENCE” why dont you let the kangaroo court decide that. In perfect world you will bd suid for defamation.

    All articles in is being archived for future reference You will held accountable by law one day. This is not news but hear say and you are reporting as fact.

    Every dog has its day !

  4. Jawar Mohammed the acclaimed terrorist must be lawfully upheld for treason and terrorism, should be labeled as extremely dangerous to the free world as well as to the nation of ETHIOPIA and therefore Jawar Mohammed should be incarcerated with solid life time sentence or the capital punishment in accordance by the law of the land, that will be perfectly fair and square, by any stretch of our imagination.GOD BLESS ETHIOPIA

  5. Are you guys joking? A satellite reciever costs 25USA$ and Ethiopian dictatorship is still hunting people foe watching satellite btv because theyb did not ask EthioFuckingTelecom minopoly to register the receiver ??

  6. Abechaw
    For a minute i thought you were sensible ! !

    What happened to innocent until proven guilty in a court of law? .

    Isnt this a hate speech toward an individual?

    Wait a minute hate speech does not apply to your ethno group.

    Great one ! ! You are so intellectual.

  7. Genji
    When you are judgmental, you loose your keen, the intellectual ability and the GOD given human decency and therefore I wished you weren’t judging me, for your own good standing, so others wouldn’t do it to you, fore what you have done to me.
    That being said, I have no qualms with anyone and or, hate towards anybody, even if someone was against me, for as long as it’s kept with civility, simply because differences exist between people, as well as within very close family members.
    Genji, obviously you have no clear understanding “what hate speech” is all about. Jawar Mohammed has made abundantly clear what his intentions are, by threatening the current government, to engulf the nation of ETHIOPIA with violence as well as alienating a certain ethnic groups and evict them by force from Addis Abeba, in other words, Jawar Mohammed had admitted everything that he is being accused of, in which it directly translates to terrorism and treason of some kind at best.
    Now, my previous comments in regards to Jawar Mohammed was, based up on what he said & admissions on his own video audio recordings and interviews with the news media. not only my comments were based up on his terrorizing hate speech, I have even said Jawar Mohammed should get justice in accordance to the law of the land, however, you conveniently ignored that portion of my comments, in order for you to come to a wrongful decision by saying I’m making “a hate speech against an individual “ , I consider your judgement towards me, erroneously unfounded and despicable.


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