Ethiopia Charges Bloggers, Journalists

The Ethiopian government has detained and charged several bloggers and journalists days before a visit by United States Secretary of State John Kerry.
  • Ethiopia:  Ethiopia Jails Nine Journalists, Renews Press Crackdown

    Committee to Protect Journalists, 28 April 2014

    The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the Ethiopian government's arrests of nine journalists in one of the worst crackdowns against free expression in the country. read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Zone 9 Bloggers Must Be Immediately and Unconditionally Released

    International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House, 28 April 2014

    ARTICLE 19 condemns the arrest of 6 'Zone 9' bloggers and 3 freelance journalists in Ethiopia, all of whom have been charged with working with foreign organisations that claim to ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Bloggers, Journalists Face Charges

    Addis Standard, 28 April 2014

    Charges were brought against a group of bloggers writing for Zone9 and three journalists detained by security forces on Friday April 25th and Saturday April 26th. read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Detained Journalists, Bloggers Appear Before Court

    The Reporter, 28 April 2014

    Three journalists and six bloggers, who were detained starting late Friday and Saturday, appeared before court on Sunday April 27. read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Ethiopia Arrests Journalists, Bloggers

    International Press Institute, 28 April 2014

    Ethiopian authorities have arrested nine journalists and bloggers on allegations that they worked for foreign human rights groups or used social media to incite violence, sources ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Arrests Upstage Kerry Visit to Addis

    Human Rights Watch, 28 April 2014

    The Ethiopian authorities should immediately release six bloggers and three journalists arrested on April 25 and 26, 2014, unless credible charges are promptly brought, Human ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  No Word on Detained Bloggers, Journalists

    Addis Standard, 27 April 2014

    Thirty six hours after the unprecedented arrest by Ethiopian security forces of six independent bloggers writing for Zone9 blog post and three journalists no official statement was ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Ethiopia Detains Several Bloggers, a Journalist

    Addis Standard, 26 April 2014

    Authorities in Ethiopia have in the last 24 hours detained several bloggers and a freelance journalist , social media sources have said. read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Multiple Arrests in Major Crackdown on Govt Critics

    Amnesty International, 26 April 2014

    The Ethiopian government is tightening its suffocating grip on freedom of expression in a major crackdown which has seen the arrest of numerous independent, critical and opposition ... read more »


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