Abiy Ahmed’s regime in Ethiopia ramping up the arrest of journalists – CPJ –


Ethiopian authorities have arrested at least 14 journalists since declaring a state of emergency on November 2 as part of the government’s response to a year-long civil war against rebel forces allied with the Tigray Peoples’ Liberation Front (TPLF).

Those detained include two former reporters at the Tigrigna-language radio service of the state-owned Ethiopia Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), the editor-in-chief of the YouTube channel Ubuntu TV, an editor at the Terara Network, the co-founder of Roha TV, a freelance video journalist accredited with The Associated Press, a cameraperson, and a journalist with the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation. CPJ previously documented the arrests of six other journalists under the state of emergency. […] CONTINUE READING


Source link

What do you think?

Aggregated by Ethiopian News Digest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

World Food Program Calls on Donor Countries to Redouble Humanitarian Contributions to Ethiopia

ሀብታም ሀገራት የተረፋቸዉን የኮቪድ ክትባት ለደሃ ሀገራት የማይልኩ ከሆነ በሚሊዮኖች የሚቆጠሩ ክትባቶች ሊባክኑ ይችላሉ ሲል ዩኒሴፍ አስጠነቀቀ