Journalist retraces ancient path of human migration | News

December 18 marks the United Nations’ International Migrants Day, which calls for the protection of migrants’ rights. Some 244 million people worldwide are migrants – approximately 20 million of whom are refugees.... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist sentenced to more than two years in jail for false rumors

Ethiopia jails reporter for spreading rumors Source: AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging the release of an Ethiopian journalist who was sentenced to more than... 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 »

Ethiopia: Eskinder Nega and others terrorism trial delayed

Addis Ababa – An Ethiopian judge delayed the verdict on Friday in the case of 24 people charged with terrorism, including prominent journalist Eskinder Nega and opposition member Andualem Arage. The conclusion... 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 »

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 »
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Swedish Journalists Jailed in Ethiopia to Seek Pardon, No file to appeal

Two Swedish journalists sentenced to prison in Ethiopia on terrorism charges have decided to seek clemency rather than file an appeal.  Ethiopia’s federal high court is currently hearing three other terrorism trials... Read more »

Ethiopia Sentenced 11 Years on Arrested Swedish Journalists

Ethiopia jails Swedish journalists on terror charges Lawyers for Johan Persson (L) and Martin Schibbye (R) say they are considering an appeal Two Swedish journalists have been jailed for 11 years in... Read more »
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Ethiopian rebels group ONLF say Swedish journalists are innocent

NAIROBI — Ethiopian rebels said on Thursday the conviction of two Swedish journalists on terrorism charges for supporting the group was “unjust” as they were innocent and called for their release. An... Read more »
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Ethiopian Court Found Swedish Journalists Guilty

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A court in Ethiopia convicted two Swedish journalists Wednesday of supporting terrorism after the pair illegally entered the country with an ethnic Somali rebel group. The pair,... Read more »