Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Refuses 'Strings Attached' Pardon
Eskinder Nega Fenta an acclaimed journalist and blogger who was jailed for 18 years for his work, was among 746 who received a presidential pardon. However after refusing to sign a form that falsely stated he was a member of Ginbot 7, an organisation that the government deems a terrorist group, he was returned to his cell, his wife Serkalem Fasil said.
CPJ, 10 February 2018
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Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega.