Ethiopia to host 2019 World Press Freedom Day

ESAT News (November 29, 2018) The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced that the 2019 World Press Freedom Day will be celebrated in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia on May 2-3, 2019. UNESCO said in a statement that the decision was made after Ethiopia recently requested to host the day. UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and ...

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Ethiopia: “Without freedom of expression, freedom is just impossible,” says prominent journalist

ESAT News (May 3, 2018) In connection with the World Press Freedom Day, which is marked today around the world, a prominent Ethiopian journalist who has been released recently from a long prison said it is impossible to imagine freedom without guaranteeing freedom of expression. Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned nine times by Ethiopian authorities, was in Kenya today ...

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