Ethiopian state of emergency must end, says journalist freed from jail

The choice of Abiy, 41, as premier by the coalition that has ruled Ethiopia since 1991 has raised expectations of greater freedom but Eskinder said he will be judged by his... Read more »

Exclusive interview with Ethiopian Journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega

Watch exclusive interview with the prominent Ethiopian Journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, Weyeyet Magazine 2018 Ethiopian Journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega interview on the current Ethiopian political situation. AddisNews is not responsible... Read more »

Ethiopia Frees Journalist Jailed Since 2011 – U.S. News & World Report

Deutsche Welle Ethiopia Frees Journalist Jailed Since 2011U.S. News & World ReportADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia freed a journalist on Wednesday who had been jailed since 2011 on terrorism charges, the latest... Read more »

Ethiopia: Jailed Ethiopian Journalist Refuses Forced Confession

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, whose presidential pardon remains in doubt after he refused to sign a forced confession.... Read more »
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Journalist jailed in Ethi­o­pia is championed in D.C., abroad : WashingtonPost

By Pamela Constable: WashingtonPost For months, Eskinder Nega’s supporters in Washington, New York and around the world have been pleading for his freedom. In petitions, blogs and speeches, they have hailed the... Read more »

Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega Sentenced for 18 years in Jail

Eskinder Nega was arrested after publishing a column questioning the arrests of some journalists A prominent Ethiopian journalist and blogger has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for violating the country’s... Read more »
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Ethiopian Journalists Live in Fear of ‘Terror’ Law

Nowhere across Africa is the message that its people want a way out of what I call “the four Ds” – death, disease, disaster and despair – more resounding than among the... Read more »

Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega could face death penalty

Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega could be sentenced to death tomorrow (11 May). He is one of several people accused of inciting terrorism. A verdict in the trial of Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega... Read more »

Ethiopian Terrorism Trial Hears Journalist Eskinder Nega’s Defendant

A dissident Ethiopian journalist on trial for terrorism has categorically denied the charges and warned the court that history would judge its verdict. A three-judge panel listened Wednesday as journalist Eskinder Nega... Read more »

Meles Zenawi says may pardon jailed politicians, journalists – Reuters

* Rights groups say 150 detained since 2009 * Journalists among arrested, including two Swedes * Ethiopia denies it is cracking down on dissent By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, (Reuters) – Prime... Read more »