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By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, November 23/2020 – Judges at the Federal First Instant Court have today granted the federal police eight more day to remand and investigate ten detainees, four of them journalists including Medihane Ekubamichael, product editor at Addis standard. The arrest of journalists is not uncommon …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, November 11/2020 – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed that four more journalists were arrested overnight. They are Haftu Gebregzhiabher, Tsegaye Hadush, & Abreha Hagos from Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA’s) and Udi Mussa from Oromia Media Network (OMN). “EHRC learned with concern the …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, November 10/2020 – The police on duty at Addis Abeba police station have this afternoon rearrested Medihane Ekubamichael, product editor at Addis Standard publication. Medihane was first detained on Saturday November 07 by members of the city’s police and take to undisclosed location. He was later …