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A federal high court in Ethiopia has sentenced politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six years and six months in prison for planning, preparing and encouraging terrorism via his Facebook page in 2015. The former spokesperson for the Blue party was found guilty of the charges earlier this month after his arrest in December 2015 for igniting the Oromo protests that resulted in the death of thousands of people. The sentence follows an appeal by his lawyer Shibiru Belete Birru for a minimum sentence as the charges carried up to 20 years prison sentence, local media Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported Thursday. #Ethiopia: Former #Blue Party public relations head sentenced to six years and six months in prison https://t.co/XVVZKMQiVr pic.twitter.com/JFF7UY00IJ displayAdvert("mpu_3") — FANA BROADCASTING C (@FBCRadioandTV) May 25, 2017 After his arrest, Tesfaye was held incommunicado during the pre-trial period until May 2016 when he was charged with terrorism under the country’s anti-terrorism law. He has maintained his innocence throughout the trial based on the 2009 law that prescribes jail terms for anyone who publishes information that could induce readers to commit acts of terrorism. Yonatan Tesfaye’s sentencing follows the conviction of journalist Getachew Shiferaw who was also arrested in
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