Andualem Aragie denies terrorism charges

April 2, 2012

“Knowing that the ruling party intelligence officers have been following me everywhere I go over the past three years, how brazen could I be to conspire to commit terrorism charges?” Andualem wondered.

He also denied the treason charge he faces. “I didn’t sell parts of Assab. I didn’t deny the country’s history nor did I say the flag is just a piece of garment,” said Andualem in his defense poking at some of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s infamous remarks he defended as misquotes.
In an article he sent to Fetehe an Amharic weekly the opposition leader said his fate is more in the hands of Meles than the federal court that has been hearing his case following his arrest back in September. Read more (Capital)