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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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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Interesting Facts and Figures from the Performance Audit of the Charities and Societies Agency

In a performance audit conducted on the Charities and Societies Agency by the Office of the Federal Auditor General, auditors found numerous issues related to institutional capacity, structural efficiency and enforcement of rules and regulations. These issues seem to have contributed to the rather poor performance of the Agency as a body entrusted with the […]

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