Dawit Isaak’s Freedom Cannot Simply Left to Politicians: Martin Schibbye

BY MARTIN SCHIBBYE * Today, Dawit Isaak imprisoned for 16 years and the debate has raged since he was arrested on the best strategy to get him free. I was in Eritrea last year with a special journalist’s visa to Asmara and was able to notice a greater openness towards journalists and got answers to […]

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Ethiopia State Media Face Scrutiny from Facebook Fact-Checkers

By Messenger Africa, Facing the worst drought in half a century, Ethiopia had managed to avert a crisis without significant foreign aid, boasted a December 27th report on state-run news agency ENA. A day later Eshetu Homa Keno, a U.S.-based online activist, posted on Facebook a figure released by the United Nations showing that the […]

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Ethiopia Continues Detaining Foreign Reporters

By Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Ethiopia, The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Ethiopia remains deeply concerned about continuing threats to press freedom in Ethiopia, which include the recent 24-hour detention of three accredited journalists. Three journalists working in the Arsi Negele area of Oromia region in Ethiopia were detained by authorities for over 24 hours on […]

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12 U.S. Senators Condemn Ethiopia’s Crackdown on Civil Society

By U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relation, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced a resolution with 11 other Senators today condemning the lethal violence used by the government of Ethiopia against protestors, journalists, and others in civil society for exercising their rights under Ethiopia’s constitution. The resolution […]

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High Level Ethiopian Delegation Sent to Muzzle ESAT From Russia Fails

By ESAT News, In a desperate attempt to silence an independent Ethiopian TV and radio broadcasting service, the Ethiopian government has reportedly sent a high level delegation to Russia. It was found that the primary mission of the delegation was to demand the Russian government to drop from its satellite the broadcasting of news and […]

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Obama’s ‘Democratic’ Ethiopia Comment Slammed

By Al Jazeera, African activists on Tuesday dismissed President Barack Obama’s remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government as an “out of touch” public relations exercise. Obama made the comment on Monday during a news conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections.

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ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ጸላእቲ ንምሕራይ ኢዱ ኣይቅስርን ፡ ድሕሪ ድንዕታ ዘሎ ዓውታ ኸኣ ተኸዊልዎ ኣይፈልጥን (ካልኣይ ክፋል)

ካብ ብዓሎቕ ተጻባእቲ እትጭነቕ፡ ሎሚ ነቶም ዓሎቕትኻ ሕነቅ። ካብ ማእገር ሓድነትካ ዝቡርቆቕ፡ ኣብ እምነት መትከል ፍትሒ ዕዮኻ ኣሚንካ፡ ንያት ሰማእታትካ ሰንቕ። ንዘይዓርብ ንያትካን፡ ነባሪ ጅግንነትካን፡ ንጽባሕ ዘይኮነ ንሎሚ ተጠቐመሉ! መኸተኻ፡ ንሎሚ ዘይኮነ ንሕጂ ዕየየሉ! ንድሕነትካን፡ ውሕስነትካን ሉኡላዊት ሃገርካን፡ ኣብ እንግድዓ ጸላእትኻ ሕጂ ዳግማይ ነባሪ ድንክል ትኸለሉ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ!! ብ ግዱሳት ተጸናጸንቲ እከይ ውዲታት፡ ሰላም ከመይ […]

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