Thursday, December 23, 2010

Imprisoned Derg Members to Appeal Sentences

The members of the Derg, the Ethiopian Communist government, who still survive in jail are to appeal their 2007 death sentences for genocide and crimes against humanity on the Nativity, 7 January 2011. The Church of Ethiopia, the main Ethiopian Muslim organization, the Ethiopian Catholic Church, and the Lutheran Church in Ethiopia are all supporting the appeal, which will be addressed to both the government and the nation as a whole. More here.

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