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Swedish journalists, charged with terrorism, on trial in Ethiopia

In a crowded courtroom in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a trial started Tuesday for two Swedish journalists facing terrorism charges. Photojournalist Johan Persson and reporter Martin Schibbye, freelancers working with Swedish publications, were arrested by Ethiopian security forces on July 1. They were investigating allegations of ongoing human rights abuses in the Ogaden region — a […]