Summary of charges on Journalist Kahlid Mohammed and DarssemaSorri.

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Reference No. F/P/P 666/07

Date: 06/07/2015

To the Federal High Court,

Lideta Criminal Bench

Addis Ababa

 

Plaintiff: Federal Public Prosecutor

Defendants:

  1. Kedir Mohamed Yousuf

Age: 20

Job: —

  1. NezifTemamaMustefa

Age: 35

Address: Oromia Region, Jimma Zone

  1. Kalid Mohamed Ahmed

Age: 26

Job: —

  1. FuadAbdulkadir Ali

Age: 25

Job: —

  1. IbrahimKemalIssa

Age: 25

Job: —

  1. AbdujebarAbdela Ibrahim

Age: 30

Job: —

  1. Hussein Ahmed Abadiga

Age: 19

Job: —

  1. Hamid Mohammed Shafi

Age: 24

Job: —

  1. TofikMisbah Yassin

Age: 39

Job: —

Address—

10. Usman Abdu mOhammed

Age: 26

Job: —

Address—

11. Mohammed Nuri Tessemu

Age: 21

Job: —

Address: Addis Ababa, Gulele

12. AbdulhafizShifaMuteyba

Age: 22

Job: —

Address: Addis Ababa, Addis Ketema

13. DarsemaSoriBankesh

Age: 48

Job: —

Address: Addis Ababa, Addis KetemaSubcity

14. FitsumChirnet H/Mariam

Age: 26

Job: —

Address: Addis Ababa

15. HaronHairedin Habib

Age: 24

Job: —

Address: Oromia, Jimma, Hirmata

16. ShebudinNuredin

Age: 19

Job: —

Address—

 

17. AyatelKebiraNesrid

Age: 18

Job: —

Address: —

18. HashimAbdelaAwol

Age: 20

Job: —

Address—

19. Mujib Amino Seid

Age: 22

Job: —

Address: Addis Ababa

20. Mohammed Kemal Abamelka

Age: 20

Job: —

Address: —

 

The Crime

In violation of 32/1/A of the 2004 FDRE Criminal Code Article 32/1/A and Article 7/1 of The Anti-Terrorism Proclamation No. 652/2009

 

 

Specifications

The defendants are accusedas principal offenders and having a conspiracy, with their full intention of the result and with the general purpose of securing the release of Abubaker Ahmed et al and Elias Kedir et al — which are following their trial for an alleged act of establishing a religious state by imposing their own fundamentalist belief and elimination of other beliefs in contradiction with the freedom of belief which is guaranteed under the FDRE Constitution — and by claiming our representatives are arrested unfairly, so we have to push the Muslim community to protest and to influence the government by terrorist acts — after we force the government with no option and we can change the Majlisleadership [and to execute their wish]they disseminate inciting leaflets and preparing stickers and organizing illegal public demonstrations in Addis Ababa, Jimma and Wolqite. The detail of each of the accused persons is as follows:

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3rd Defendant Kalid Mohammed

Since the end of 2004 e.c he worksas the leader of the terrorist organization which based itself in Addis Ababa. And in October 2006 e.c he organize a meeting with members of the terrorist cell in Awolia, Anwar and Beni Mosques and vow and aim to unconstitutionally ousting the government and establishing an Islamic State.

In November 2006 e.c he meets with 1. Ahmedin Jebel 2. KamilShemsu 3. AbdurazaqeAkmel[and] 4 Abubaker Ahmed (persons who are accused of a crime of terrorism) and accept a mission to establish a terrorist organization in Addis Ababa and Jimma.

In November 2006 e.c he meet with his co-defendant and 1st defendant of this case and with the aim of recruiting members to the terrorist organization he prepare more than ten thousand inciting leaflets and more than two thousand stickers with a message of we have to secure the release of Ahmedin Jebel and co and we have to oust the Ethiopian government and establish an Islamic state. And to disseminate inciting leaflets in Jimma Zone and different rural towns he contacts with the 2nd defendant of the case NezifTemam and distribute the leaflets. In November and December 2007 e.c he receives a photo copy machine and money from Ali Meki(a member of the terrorist organization) and transfers it to the 1st defendant [Kedir Mohammed] and to the Jimma terrorist organizations, respectively.

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13th Defendant DarsemaSori

He participate in the crime since September 2007 e.c after he meet with Ali Meki(a member of the terrorist group) in Addis Ababa and receive inciting posters and on 24/01/2007 he talk with the 17th defendant via phone and send her inciting materials.

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In general, the aforementioned individuals are accused of participating in a terrorist organization as principal offenders by creating a clandestine network in Addis Ababa, Wolqite, Worabe, Jimma and Adama towns and distributing inciting leaflets and having phone conversations with the aim of securing the release of peoples who are following their trial for the crime of terrorism.

BirhanuWondemagegn and AntenehAyalew

Federal Public Prosecutors

List of Evidences:

  1. A.   Witness
  2. GezahagnMengistu Address: Jimma
  3. Fasil Berhe Address: Addis Ababa
  4. TewodrosAzene Address: Addis Ababa
  5. DessalgnTigestu Address: Addis Ababa
  6. AtoSeqaGizaw Address Addis Ababa
  7. DerejeAragie Address: Addis Ababa
  8. Amare Tilahun Address: Addis Ababa
  9. Seife Mekonnen Address: Addis Ababa

Daresema and Khalid

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