Ethiopia Urged to Free All Jailed Journalists
Government has been urged by an international press freedom group to free all journalists who are imprisoned on activities related with their professions.
Media freedom: The Committee to Protect Journalists' call comes after two Swedish journalists were set free on pardon grant after spending over 14 months behind bars.
International Federation of Journalists, 11 September 2012
Two Swedish journalists are among prisoners who have been pardoned in Ethiopia to mark the country's New Year Day. Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye were jailed in December 2011 ... read more »
Sudan Tribune, 10 September 2012
Addis Ababa on Monday announced that it has granted pardons to more than 1,950 Ethiopian prisoners, including two Swedish journalists imprisoned on terror charges, ahead of ... read more »
The fight for media freedom has been highlighted on World Press Freedom Day. Read more »