Ethiopian Bloggers Acquitted of Terrorism Charges, Three Released from Prison

October 19, 2015 Contact: Maran Turner +44 7763 764699 mturner@freedom-now.org Soliyana Gebremichael soli@ehrp.org Washington, D.C.: Freedom Now and the Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP) are very happy to announce that five members of the Zone 9 blogger group in Ethiopia have been acquitted of terrorism charges and three were released from prison on Saturday, October 17. […]

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International Human Right Organizations have called for the Release of Zone9 Bloggers and Journalists

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Office of the Prime Minister Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Re: Detained journalists and bloggers Dear Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, We write to you to express our grave concern regarding the terrorism charges laid against seven bloggers associated with the Zone 9 website and three independent journalists in […]

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