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Abbay Media News
Shiberu Tamerat

Jailed leaders of Oromo federalist Congress (OFC) were handed additional six months of jail sentence by the supreme court of Ethiopia. The federal court branch of Lideta district added insult to injury for the victims of political repression sentencing Mr. Bekele Gerba, Mr. Dejene Taffo, Mr. Adisu Buli and Mr. Gurmessa Ayano additional six month jail term for refusing to stand when asked by the court judges during the hearing yesterday. The same court previously sentenced Mr. Bekele and his co-defendants six month for singing in the courtroom. Mr. Bekele and his co-defendants chose to raise their hands to indicate their presence instead of announcing their names because the last time they spoke in the courtroom, the judges sentenced them with six months of jail sentence.