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Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, April 21/2020 - Federal prosecutors have today charged journalist Yayesew Shimelis with Ethiopia's newly enacted Hate Speech and Disinformation Prevention and Suppression Proclamation at the federal high court Lideta branch. Yayesew was charged despite having been allowed to leave police

Journalist Yayesew Shimelis Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, April 03/2020 - Endeshaw Tasew, Commissioner of Federal Police Commission, told Addis Standard that the police has "no comments for the time being" about the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Yayesew Shimelis, journalist and producer of Tigray