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Tadesse Biru Kersmo Acquitted of UK Terrorism Charges

A U.K. court had earlier charged the Ethiopian pro-democracy activist with terrorism offences including for attending a certain “terrorist” training camp in Eritrea

Dr. Tadesse Biru Kersmo, a member of the Ethiopian opposition movement Patriotic Ginbot 7, has been acquitted of all charges of terrorism by a UK court.

BY BINDMANS

A member of an Ethiopian opposition movement banned by the Ethiopian regime has been acquitted of all charges of terrorism following a three week trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

Tadesse Kersmo is a member of Ginbot 7 (now Patriotic Ginbot 7), set up after the 2005 elections when all those who won seats for the opposition were not allowed to take up their seats. Continue reading Tadesse Biru Kersmo Acquitted of UK Terrorism Charges