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Freedom of the press

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 …
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Peter Nkanga Cameroon has remained in a protracted battle with the Boko Haram Islamist militant sect since 2014 when the group began attacking the government. The International Crisis Group reports that there have been no fewer than 460 attacks and scores of suicide bombings leading to at least 15,000 deaths …