Stephen Harper urged to intervene as Canadian languishes in Ethiopian prison

“My experience … in the (Maher) Arar file, for example, is when the prime minister intervened, Arar was finally freed,” said Waldman, referring to the Ottawa engineer arrested in New York in... Read more »

Ethiopia jails three Brits for plotting to set up ‘Islamic State in Ethopia’

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) – An Ethiopian court has jailed three British men for between four and six years for allegedly plotting to “establish an Islamic state in Ethiopia”, a report said. Mohamad... Read more »

MPs seeks to release British citizen jailed in Ethiopia

January 16, 2015 (LONDON) – A delegation of British parliamentarians will be in Ethiopia next month in an attempt to secure the release of a British citizen who is facing the death... Read more »

Ethiopia jails journalist for three years

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia has sentenced a journalist to three years in prison, the government spokesman said Tuesday, the latest in a string of jailings of reporters condemned by media rights... Read more »

‘Ethiopia Should Free Journalists From Jail and Exile’

press release The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the Africa regional group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), has today called on the Ethiopia Government to free all journalists jailed and... Read more »
Abdulsemed Mohammed, Haileyesus Worku

Two Ethiopian journalists released on bail after 15 months

New York, July 25, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Thursday’s ruling in Ethiopia to release on bail two journalists imprisoned on pre-trial detention for the last 15 months on vague criminal... Read more »

Ethiopia: Swedish woman sentenced 25 years in prison

A Swedish woman who has been on the run since 2007 has received a 25-year prison sentence in Ethiopia on charges of fraud and human trafficking, Sweden’s TV4 news reports. Ingela Jansson,... Read more »