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Yassin Juma’s family to Ethiopian gov’t, release him

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The family of Kenyan journalist Yassin Juma has reached out to Ethiopian government pleading for his release.

This after the Ethiopian government arrested the journalist in the capital Addis Ababa filming the death of musician Hachalu Hundessa.

Juma who was filming the protest held by the Oromo community is reported to have deeper connections to a known group of people.

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First in the list was the musician himself whom they jointly opposed the rule of Prime Minister and Nobel Peace prize winner Abiy Ahmed.

A second activist by the name of Jawar Mohammed is also linked to Juma with the two having worked together for sometime.

Some years back, the Kenyan journalist was banned from travelling to Ethiopia following a controversial documentary he had made.

The ban was latter lifted before moving to Ethiopia where has been working ever since leading to his arrest on July 4th.


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