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Swedish-Ethiopian doctor released after Ethiopia drops charges

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Swedish-Ethiopian doctor released after Ethiopia drops charges
Mel Frykberg
JOHANNESBURG, May 17 (ANA) - Swedish doctor Fikru Maru who had been imprisoned in his native Ethiopia on charges of corruption and terrorism has been freed after Ethiopia dropped the charges, AP reported.
Fikru was arrested in 2013 after a years-long dispute over equipment for his cardiology clinic in Addis Ababa. The terrorism charge came years later when he and others were accused of starting a deadly fire in the ...

 

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