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Freedom of the press

Addis Abeba, February 9/2021 – On February 8, 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Addis Abeba launched the first of 25 week-long media trainings throughout Ethiopia to train approximately 500-700 journalists across the country to empower and educate journalists on their roles and responsibilities on election coverage. The media training includes educating voters …

By Medihane Ekubamichael @Medihane  Addis Abeba, January 21/2020 – Dawit Kebede Araya, a journalist working for the regional Tigray TV, currently being administered by the federally appointed Interim Government, was shot dead in his car on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. According to two sources who spoke to Addis Standard on condition …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, December 22, 2020 – Following the ruling from the past hearing to amend the charge against Eskinder Nega et al, the Federal High Lideta, which was looking at prosecutor’s accusations of “terrorism and outrage against the constitution” has today received the revised charge from …