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Andargachew Tsige pardoned by Ethiopia

Attorney general says decision for Andargachew Tsige’s pardon was part of moves intended to ‘widen political space’.

  • Al Jazeera and News Agencies

Ethiopia has pardoned an opposition leader with British citizenship who had been sentenced to death.

Opoz 1aAndargachew Tsige was found guilty of “terrorism” and sentenced in absentia in 2009 over his role in the opposition group Ginbot 7.

He was the organisation’s secretary-general.

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