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BBC corrects ‘fake news’ story on ESAT

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (December 7, 2018) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has corrected its “A Year in Fake News” story on ESAT that had given readers the impression that ESAT had doctored a video showing “Somalis thrown into shallow graves.” The video in question was used by a producer in a journalists’ roundtable on a Facebook Live discussion ...

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Ethiopia: Andy Tsege says PM puts his job on the line for his release

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 14, 2018) A high profile Ethiopian political prisoner recently released after four years in jail said the country’s Prime Minister told him that he had threatened to resign from his post if the ruling party would not release him. The death row prisoner, Andargachew (Andy) Tsege, told the BBC’s Hardtalk Zeinab Badawi that he ...

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