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Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, April 21/2020 – Federal prosecutors have today charged journalist Yayesew Shimelis with Ethiopia’s newly enacted Hate Speech and Disinformation Prevention and Suppression Proclamation at the federal high court Lideta branch. Yayesew was charged despite having been allowed to leave police custody on bail on two …

Zinabu Tunu, communications head at the office of the Attorney General Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, November 23/2018 – Akin to the recently introduced national motto in all government offices and beyond, “Ethiopia, a New Horizon of Hope”, which brings a single page (dashboard) of 100 days plan, the Office of …