Tag Archives: Zone 9

Ethiopia: Rearrest of journalist outrageous attack on right of free expression, says Pen America

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 30, 2018) The re-arrest of Eskinder Nega is inhumane and an outrageous attack on the right of free expression in Ethiopia, Pen America, a press watchdog said in a statement. The statement by the Pen America came after authorities in Ethiopia rearrested journalists and bloggers last Sunday for what the authorities allege was holding ...

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Ethiopia: Detained journalists, bloggers moved from police station to jail

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 29, 2018) Dissidents, journalists and bloggers detained at a police station on Sunday for displaying the Ethiopian flag at a private get together were transferred to jail with the police saying their case is being handled by the Command Post that is overseeing the state of emergency. Most of those arrested yesterday were political ...

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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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