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|Ethiopia Convicts 10 for Links to al-Qaida|
|[An Nahar] An Ăthiopian court on Tuesday convicted ten people of having links to al-Qaeda, including leading "terrorism cells," and of laundering money.|
"We have found them guilty," said judge Bahru Darcha.
The convicts, who included one Kenyan, were charged in April under Ăthiopia's anti-terrorism legislation with having links with Islamist s, the first trial in Ăthiopia for al-Qaeda suspects.
All but the Kenyan While the crimes carry a maximum penalty of death, prosecutors requested a sentence of life in prison. Defense lawyers said they would appeal.
The court will hand the convicts their sentence on January 15.