Journalist Eskinder nega

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 »

Fighting for Freedom of Speech in Ethiopia

Charlayne Hunter-Gault relates the travails of married journalists Serkalem Fasil and Eskinder Nega. By: Charlayne Hunter-Gault Crying onstage in front of a crowd is not my thing, but a few days ago,... 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 »

The Eerie Silence of Ethiopia’s Election Campaign

TIME – Ethiopia is quiet as it heads into Sunday’s parliamentary elections — and that is part of the problem. The somberness of the capital Addis Ababa is in stark contrast to... Read more »