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Ethiopia in transition

Hayalnesh Gezahegn Addis Abeba, May 03/2019 –In what is described as “retaliation” for the killing of at least 18 people in various localities of Metekel zone in Benishangul Gumuz (BG)regional state, “several dozens” were killed in the last two days in Jawi Wereda, part of bordering BG regional state in …

Torbjörn Pettersson, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, MAy 03, 2019 – Today, on World Press Freedom Day, we turn our eyes, ears and thoughts to all of those who have fought and continue to fight for press freedom and freedom of expression around the world Every month approximately 6 journalists …

Fisseha Tekle, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Addis Abeba, May 02/2019– Ahead of this year’s World Press Freedom Day, the Ethiopian authorities must do more to ensure press freedom is entrenched both in practice and in law. In 2015, Ethiopia earned the dubious distinction of being Africa’s second – after Eritrea – biggest …