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Freedom of the press

Getachew-Shiferaw-negereethiopia

  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, May 26/2017 – In what came as a big moment of relief to family and friends,  despite it being a further blow to freedom of the press in Ethiopia, the federal high Court 19th criminal bench has this morning sentenced Journalist Getachew Shiferaw editor-in-chief of …
Atnaf and Nati

  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, April 06, 2017 – Ethiopia’s Supreme Court has today passed its long-awaited verdict on prosecutor’s appeal against the acquittal from terrorism charges of four members of the Zone9 blogging collective. According to today’s verdict, the Supreme Court overruled prosecutor’s appeal and upheld the ruling by …
Elias Gebru Ananiya Sorry & former opposition party leader Daniel Shibeshi

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, Feb. 02/2017 – Deprived of their day in a court of law, journalists Elias Gebru and Anania Sori have written a letter to the UN’s chief, António Guterres (wrongly mentioned by his predecessor’s name Ban Ki –moon) and the international community detailing their ordeals since they …