Ethiopia calls for opposition chief’s trial

andargachewJuly 3, 2014, Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia said on Thursday it wanted to extradite the leader of an outlawed opposition group arrested in Yemen to face terrorism charges.

“He is a criminal, and he definitely will have his day in court,” government spokesperson Getachew Reda told AFP.

Andargachew Tsige, secretary general of Ginbot 7 – labelled a terrorist organisation under Ethiopian law – was arrested while transiting through the airport of Yemen’s capital Sanaa last week, according to a statement from the group. Read more…

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