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By Medihane Ekuabamichael @Medihane  Addis Abeba, April 17, 2021 – Journalists Fitsum Berhane and Tamirat Yemane were arrested in Mekelle by members of the Federal Defense Forces, the army said. In a statement released on the ENDF Facebook page on April 16, the army said that Fitsum Berhane is a …

Addis Abeba, March 08/2021 – Marking International Women’s Day, themed this year “Choose to Challenge”, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has called on all stakeholders to do their part to prevent gender-based/gender motivated hate speech and other forms of gender-based violence against women participating in the 2021 national elections …

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 …