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Leading newspaper editor beaten unconscious outside son’s school

Reporters Without Borders condemns a violent attack on leading journalist Amare Aregawi on 31 October in Addis Ababa, in which he sustained (...)

Published on 3 November 2008 Read


Entertainment monthly’s deputy editor freed on bail

Alemayehu Mahtemework, the deputy editor of the entertainment monthly Enku, and the three other people who were arrested at the same time as him (...)

Published on 7 May 2008 Read


Three more opposition journalists freed under government pardon

Reporters Without Borders hails the release of three newspaper journalists - Addis Zena editor Wosonseged Gebrekidan, Hadar editor Dawit Kebede (...)

Published on 20 August 2007 Read


Four journalists convicted of treason are pardoned and freed

Reporters Without Borders voiced relief on learning that the Ethiopian government today heeded international pleas and pardoned 38 opposition (...)

Published on 20 July 2007 Read


Court urged to disregard prosecutor’s request for death penalty for four journalists

Reporters Without Borders appealed today to the federal high court to show clemency towards 38 government opponents, including four journalists, (...)

Published on 13 July 2007 Read


Convicted by high court, four journalists face prison sentences or, in two cases, death penalty

A federal high court verdict finding four journalists and three press groups guilty yesterday of trying to “overthrow constitutional rule” was (...)

Published on 12 June 2007 Read


Two Eritrean journalists captured in Somalia are shown in video posted on pro-government website in Ethiopia

A video published on an Ethiopian pro-government website on 13 April includes footage of two Eritrean state TV journalists, cameraman Tesfalidet (...)

Published on 19 April 2007 Read


Two Eritrean journalists captured in Somalia held with “foreign fighters”

Reporters Without Borders called today on the Somali and Ethiopian governments to explain why two Eritrean state TV journalists had been held in (...)

Published on 13 April 2007 Read

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