Ethiopian opposition leader Eskinder Nega charged with terror plot to kill ex-Addis Ababa mayor

By Leul Estifanos Veteran anti-ethnic politics activist accused of trying to incite ethnic and religious violence as part of alleged capital power grab. On 10 September, federal prosecutors charged opposition leader Eskinder Nega and six others with crimes including training a terror group to assassinate the former acting Addis Ababa mayor and inciting ethnic and religious conflict to try and illegally take power in the capital. Eskinder, a writer and politician who opposes ethno-nationalist movements and styles himself as a pro-democracy activist, has been arrested multiple times before his 1 Jult detention during a bout of deadly political violence. He was sentenced to 18 years
Ethiopian opposition leader Eskinder Nega charged with terror plot to kill ex-Addis Ababa mayor