“No Journalists Jailed in Relation to their Work in Ethiopia for the first time since 2004!” CPJ

For the third year in a row, 251 or more journalists are jailed around the world, suggesting the authoritarian approach to critical news coverage is more than a temporary spike. China, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia imprisoned more journalists than last year, and Turkey remained the world’s worst jailer. A CPJ special report by Elana Beiser … Continue reading “No Journalists Jailed in Relation to their Work in Ethiopia for the first time since 2004!” CPJ

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Ethiopian journalist released from prison (CPJ)

New York, March 13, 2017--Authorities responsible for overseeing implementation of Ethiopia's state of emergency today released Ethiopian commentator Anania Sorri. Anania told CPJ he was released unconditionally today, four months after his November 17, 2016, detention without charge under a state of emergency the government declared the month prior. He told CPJ that he planned … Continue reading Ethiopian journalist released from prison (CPJ)