CPJ expresses concerns to Ethiopia’s PM about lack of media freedom in the country

May 3, 2018 Prime Minister Abiy AhmedFederal Democratic Republic of EthiopiaOffice of the Prime MinisterP.O Box 1031Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Via email to Zadig Abraha, Spokesman in the Office of the Prime Minister... Read more »

Ethiopia closes Maekelawi as internet service returns

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and activists, a state-affiliated... Read more »

Ethiopia closes notorious prison as internet service returns

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 at 10:37 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and activists, a state-affiliated... Read more »

[Update] Ethiopia frees journalists, politicians rearrested under martial law

Local media in Ethiopia are reporting the imminent release of recently detained journalists and activists. A total of 19 people were picked up in Bahir Dar, capital of the Amhara regional state... Read more »

Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists | Ap

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital, Addis Ababa, with family and... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests at least five journalists during state of emergency

Nairobi, March 9, 2018–Ethiopian authorities should immediately release Seyoum Teshome, who publishes the Ethiothinktank blog, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces yesterday arrested Seyoum at his home near the... Read more »

Ethiopia re-arrests shows govt has no clear policy to exit crisis – Lawyer

An Ethiopian lawyer and lecturer with the Keele University in the United Kingdom says the re-arrest of journalists and politicians back home is a sign that the government was clueless about how... Read more »

Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP March 26 at 4:08 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for... Read more »

Ethiopia deports British journalist over accreditation issue

Ethiopian immigration officials have deported a British journalist over an accreditation row that both sides are disputing. William Davison, who was a Bloomberg reporter for seven years before he started writing for... Read more »

Ethiopia says recently concluded AU summit most highly attended in history – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia said on Thursday the week-long 30th AU summit which concluded on Monday attracted more than 10,000 delegates, the largest figure in the organization’s history. Speaking... Read more »