In a renewed crackdown Ethiopia arrests at least 30 dissents.

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, police arrested 11 activists’, politicians, journalists and bloggers including recently released former opposition leader Andualem Arage and Eskinder Nega from a welcoming party. According to eyewitnesses who participate in the celebration, police came and remove the nation’s old flag that has been displayed at the private gathering. The detainees are […]

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Advocates Petition UN to Intervene on Jailed Ethiopian Bloggers’ Behalf

By Soleyana S. Gebremicheal and Patrick Griffith This Article was first published at Global voices. Despite early, high-level condemnation of the arrests of independent journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia nine months ago, international attention has waned as the pre-trial proceedings have dragged-on. The government’s continued detention of three independent journalists and six members of the […]

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Zone9 Bloggers case, Presented to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Six Zone9bloggers collective members and three other independent journalists are in detention since last April 2014.  accusation of Ethiopian government which suspected them in working with human rights organizations was changed to terrorism after 23 days of interrogation. after three months on interrogation detention , all of them including one more blogger in absentia  were […]

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