“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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Proposed Ethiopia Law Worries Bloggers, Activists

ADDIS ABABA — For years, the Ethiopian government has been accused of using its anti-terrorism law to crack down on internal political dissent. Now, bloggers and political activists worry freedom of expression could be limited even further by a proposed new law. Critics of the new legislation, called the Computer Crime Proclamation, say it would … Continue reading Proposed Ethiopia Law Worries Bloggers, Activists

በፅሁፍ ፍርሃት፥ ዕውቀትና ዘላለማዊነትን አሸንፋለሁ!

ምሳ ሰዓት ላይ ወደ ቤት ስገባ ስለ አንድ ነገር መፃፍ እንዳለብኝ እያሰብኩ ነበር። ነገር ግን፣ መፃፍ እንዳለብኝ እንጂ ስለ ምን እንደምፅፍ አላሰብኩበትም ነበር። ታዲያ፣ ኮምፒውተሬን ከከፈትኩ በኋላ ስለምን መፃፍ እንዳለብኝ ባስብ…ባስብ አንድም የፅሁፍ ሃሳብ ጠብ አልል አለ። ከሁለት ሰዓት በላይ ስለ ምን መፀፍ እንዳለብኝ ማሰቡ ደከመኝ። “ዛሬ ባይፃፍስ…” ብዬ በመስኮት ወጪ-ወራጁን መመልከት ጀመርኩ። ከተወሰኑ ደቂቃዎች … Continue reading በፅሁፍ ፍርሃት፥ ዕውቀትና ዘላለማዊነትን አሸንፋለሁ!