Temesgen Desalegn

Ethiopia Drops Charges Against Critical Newspaper Editor Temesgen Desalegn

Ethiopia’s Justice Ministry said it won’t prosecute the editor of the weekly newspaper Feteh, whose distribution was blocked after it reported on the illness of late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi before his... Read more »
Dawit Kebede with CPJ award presenter Robert Thomson - Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal

Awramba Times Dawit Kebede joins Ethiopia’s exiled journalists

New York, — Dawit Kebede, managing editor of Awramba Times, one of Ethiopia’s two remaining independent Amharic-language newspapers offering critical analysis of local politics, announced today that he was forced to leave... Read more »

Ethiopia: Newspapers And Journalists Face Threats And Legal Pressure

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the steadily worsening climate of harassment and intimidation that the Ethiopian authorities have imposed on the media, especially the private media. “By taking legal action against... Read more »