Tag Archives: Bloggers

Ethiopia: Arrest and detention continues under martial law

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 4, 2018) Security forces have continued arrest and intimidation in various parts of the country using a state of emergency imposed for the second time and for celebrating the election of a new Prime Minister. Reports reaching ESAT show that regime security forces known as Agazis have arrested and detained several people in Dire ...

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Ethiopia: Dissidents, journalists remain in detention over flag display

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 26, 2018) Over a dozen members of opposition parties, journalists and bloggers who were arrested yesterday remain at a police station today, according to family and friends. Most of those arrested yesterday were recently released political prisoners. The list includes journalist Eskinder Nega, opposition politician Andualem Arage, three members of the blogger collective known ...

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