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  Reeyot Alemu became one of the three journalists and two bloggers as well as six Oromo university students to have walked free from an Ethiopian prison between yesterday and today.

The news item published on Addis Standard on July 9th saying “At least six Oromo university students were also among three journalists and two bloggers released from Ethiopian prison yesterday, according to various reports,” was incorrect as five of the six  students mentioned in the story are still in Qilinto, …

  By Mahlet Fasil After a year and three months since they were first detained by the police, charges were dropped this afternoon against Journalists Tesfalem Wadyes  Asmamaw Hailegiorgis and Edom Kassaye  as well as Zelalem Kibret and Mahlet Fantahun, members of the blog Zone9.   FBC, a pro government …