Ethiopia drops charges against Zone 9 bloggers

Addis Ababa – Prosecutors in Ethiopia on Wednesday dropped charges against two bloggers critical of the government, and announced they would abandon the prosecution of a third amid a... Read more »

Torture and Horrific Abuses in Ethiopian Prisons

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Betre Y. Getahun Journalists, bloggers and politicians are locked in solitary confinement and subjected to torture, and various abuses  and ill-treatments at... Read more »

Court orders Ethiopia ‘Zone 9’ bloggers to face new charges

AFP- Addis Ababa – An Ethiopian court on Thursday ordered two bloggers who had been critical of the government to face trial again more than a year after they... Read more »

Ethiopia releases journalists and bloggers ahead of Obama visit – The Guardian

Charges against five bloggers and journalists held in Ethiopia for more than a year have been dropped, weeks before Barack Obama’s planned visit to the country. Five others also... Read more »

Ethiopia releases journalists and bloggers ahead of Obama visit – The Guardian

Charges against five bloggers and journalists held in Ethiopia for more than a year have been dropped, weeks before Barack Obama’s planned visit to the country. Five others also... Read more »

Ethiopia courts scepticism after freeing imprisoned writers ahead of Obama visit

After more than a year of imprisonment, two Ethiopian women had no idea they were about to be released until a prison loudspeaker informed them they were free to... Read more »

The United States’ irresponsible praise of Ethiopia’s regime -Washington Post 

ETHIOPIA’S ELECTIONS, scheduled for May 24, are shaping up to be anything but democratic. A country that has often been held up as a poster child for development has... Read more »

Ethiopia’s jailing of Zone 9 bloggers has a chilling effect on freedom of …

They met online in 2010 while raising money for charity: nine young, university-educated Ethiopian professionals. Eventually, they decided to launch a blog about social and civic issues in Africa’s... Read more »

Ethiopia’s imprisoned bloggers have not been forgotten

20 February 2015 Last updated at 12:04 ET BBC Trending What’s popular and why In April 2014 BBC Trending covered the arrest of six bloggers and three journalists in... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Zone 9 Bloggers continue to trend

20 February 2015 Last updated at 12:04 ET BBC Trending What’s popular and why In April 2014 BBC Trending covered the arrest of six bloggers and three journalists in... Read more »