American Chronicle | Oromo Sentenced to Death in Ethiopia

Ethiopia´s ruling party-controlled court sentenced 16 Oromo nationals to death, life and long term imprisonment in Finfinne/Addis Ababa on March 31, 2010.The judges accused the Oromos of financing and being the members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and of conspiracy to violently overthrow the minority Tigire-controlled government in order to establish an independent state of Oromiya.Thirteen of them were sentenced to 10-13 years in prison. One of them, Mesfin Abebe Abdissa (Engineer) was sentenced to death, while the court meted out life imprisonments to two others–Mesfin Ittana and Tesfahun Chamada (Engineer).

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