Court Jails Former Ethiopian Opposition Exec for Facebook Posts
Yonatan Tesfaye, social media activist and former public relations head of the opposition Blue Party, has been sentenced to six years and three months in jail for social media posts that according to the government, 'encouraged terrorism'.
Addis Standard, 25 May 2017
The Federal High court fourth criminal bench has today sentenced Yonatan Tesfaye, social media activist and former public relations head of the opposition Blue Party to six years… Read more »
Yonatan Tesfaye, former Blue Party public relations head, was first arrested in December 2015. He was charged with the encouragement of terrorism due to his Facebook activism ... Read more »
Yonatan Tesfaye, former opposition Blue Party public relations chief.