Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Jailed Swedish Journalists decided to seek clemency

"There is a tradition of clemency and pardon in Ethiopia and we choose to trust that tradition," the two men said in a short statement. "They will first consult with their lawyers and people who are familiar with this tradition of clemency in Ethiopia about when is a good time and so on," she told Reuters. The case prompted anger among rights groups, which called for the men's release. The Swedish government, European Union and United States have expressed concern. Read more…

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