Ethiopian Blogger Jailed for Criticising Government

By Adane Bikila Addis Ababa — THE authoritarian Ethiopian government has arrested a prominent blogger in a violation linked to his criticism of the state of emergency declared in... Read more »

Ethiopia using cloak of national emergency to stifle critical voices: CPJ

The Ethiopian government is using the February 16 state of emergency (SOE) to target persons critical of its decisions and activities, head of a rights group has averred. According... Read more »

Ethiopia Deports Journalist, Arrests Blogger

Ethiopia has deported British journalist William Davison because of accreditation issues. The news agency says Davison, a Guardian reporter who previously worked for Bloomberg, was deported Wednesday after being... Read more »

Ethiopian blogger critical of gov’t rearrested by security forces

The crackdown on dissent in Ethiopia under the state of emergency has intensified in the Oromiya region with several arrests made on Thursday morning. Some of the notable personalities... Read more »

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia's “retraining” programme for thousands of detained protesters – African Arguments (registration)

Detainees rounded up in the state of emergency were treated to a six-part course that included units in “Constitutional Democracy”, “Colour Revolutions” and “Ethiopian Renaissance”. Prison guard tower at... Read more »

Police arrest prominent Ethiopian blogger – Committee to Protect …

New York, October 3, 2016 – Ethiopian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release blogger Seyoum Teshome, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police arrested Teshome on October 1,... Read more »