Ethiopia jails soldiers who marched on PM palace to up to 14 years

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed addresses a news conference in his office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia August 25, 2018. REUTERS/Kumera Gemechu/File Photo

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A military court in Ethiopia on Saturday jailed 66 soldiers for between five and 14 years for marching on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s palace in October, ruling they had broken military ethics, officials said. The 66 were among 200 soldiers in fatigues and red berets who descended, armed, on the compounds […]

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