Ethiopia to release imprisoned politicians, close camp |

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government saids comments by the prime minister on Wednesday that appeared to refer to the planned release of political prisoners instead referred to imprisoned politicians. The Associated... Read more »

Ethiopia: Striving to Agree On How Disagree

opinion By Dilwenberu Nega A leaked memo by the broadcasting regulatory body EBA (Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority) has gone viral on social media, and has created quite a rumpus among the politically pro-active... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bloggers Face Detention, Restrictions

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia’s state of emergency has seen thousands of people detained, allegedly in connection with the unrest last year in the Oromia region. Those arrested have included journalists and bloggers.... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist Anania Sorri released from prison

Anania Sorri is an Independent Political Analyst and Researcher in Ethiopia -Authorities responsible for overseeing implementation of Ethiopia’s state of emergency today released Ethiopian commentator Anania Sorri. Anania told CPJ he was... Read more »

Two Radio Bilal journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges … – CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York, January 4, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Khalid Mohamed and Darsema Sori were... Read more »

Ethiopia jails 20 Muslims accused of pursuing Sharia state – Washington Post

By Elias Meseret | AP January 3 at 10:57 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian court has sentenced 20 Muslims to prison after they were found guilty of trying to establish a state... Read more »

CPJ accuses Ethiopia of intensifying press crackdown – Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle November 19, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – A press freedom campaigner group has accused Ethiopia of intensifying crackdown on media under the recently imposed state of emergency. Last month, Ethiopia... Read more »

Only China, Syria, and Iran rank worse in internet freedom than Ethiopia – Quartz

Ethiopia’s internet is among the least free in the world. According to a new index released by the nonprofit Freedom House, Ethiopia ranked ahead of only Iran, Syria, and China, out of... Read more »

Ethiopian blogger activist re arrested – eNCA – eNCA

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian police have re-arrested a blogger and human rights activist who criticised the government, especially its handling of the ongoing protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. Befeqadu... Read more »

Ethiopian blogger-activist re-arrested – eNCA

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian police have re-arrested a blogger and human rights activist who criticised the government, especially its handling of the ongoing protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. Befeqadu... Read more »