Ethiopian Journalists Win Free Speech Prize


Eskinder Nega Fenta, Reeyot Alemu Gobebo, Woubshet Taye Abebe and Mesfin Negash have received the prestigious Hellman/Hammett award for 2012 in recognition of their efforts to promote free expression in Ethiopia, one of the world's most restricted media environments.
  • Ethiopia:  Journalists Win Free Speech Prize

    Human Rights Watch, 20 December 2012

    Four Ethiopian journalists have received the prestigious Hellman/Hammett award for 2012 in recognition of their efforts to promote free expression in Ethiopia, one of the world's ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Journalist, Activist Pays the Price for Her Courage

    Fahamu, 1 November 2012

    If anyone should seek the real definition of courage, let them not look for it in philosophical discourses or the annals of military history. Let them read the words of Reeyot and ... read more »

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Ethiopian Mesfin Negash from Addis Neger Online is among a diverse group of 41 writers and journalists from 19 countries to receive the prestigious Hellman/Hammett award in 2012.

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