The wrong man: the Facebook friend request that led to three years in jail
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Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe spent three years in an Italian jail, but says he does not blame the man for whom he was mistaken

Every morning for three years, a prison guard would wake him by calling someone else’s name. At every court hearing, a judge would order him to stand and sit back down, using a name that was not his own.

Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe was the victim of what has become one of Italy’s most notorious cases of mistaken identity. Detained in May 2016, he was accused by prosecutors...

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