Du måste aktivera javascript för att sverigesradio.se ska fungera korrekt och för att kunna lyssna på ljud. Har du problem med vår sajt så finns hjälp på http://kundo.se/org/sverigesradio/

Ethiopia Refuses to Release Captive Swedes

Published tisdag 8 maj 2007 kl 11.58

Ethiopia has rebuffed a request from Sweden that three Swedes detained for several months on suspicion of terrorist acts be freed.

A senior ministry official told the Swedish ambassador that the appeal had ”the tone of an order” and ”is not acceptable” and says the three will stand trial.

According to the ministry ”The suspects of terror, whatever their nationality, should be brought to the court of justice.”

Last week, Sweden demanded the immediate release of the Swedes. The Ethiopian government announced in early May that it was holding 41 people of 17 nationalities arrested in Somalia on suspicion of ”terrorism”.

Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests.
Har du frågor eller förslag gällande våra webbtjänster?

Kontakta gärna Sveriges Radios supportforum där vi besvarar dina frågor vardagar kl. 9-17.

Du hittar dina sparade avsnitt i menyn under "Min lista".