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Press Freedom

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 …

Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, November 05/2018 – A newly formed Press Secretariat department at the Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was announced today, bringing the end of  the Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO), a federal agency led until recently by Ahmed Shide, now finance minister, as the main channel …