Ethiopian Bloggers, Journalists Freed

Just ahead of President Barack Obama's scheduled visit to Ethiopia, the government has dropped charges against bloggers and journalists who have been imprisoned for more than a year. 

  • Ethiopia:   Jailed Journalist Alemu Walks Free

    Addis Standard, 9 July 2015

    Reeyot Alemu became one of the three journalists and two bloggers as well as six Oromo university students to have walked free from an Ethiopian prison between yesterday and today. Read more »

Journalist Reeyot Alemu, who was serving a five-year jail term in Ethiopia, was awarded the Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize for 2013.

Zone9 bloggers charged with terror activities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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