Darsema Sori – The Price of Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia

Name of Detainee; Darsema Sori (On Trial) Charge- Journalist Daresema Sori is accused of violating Article 7(1) of Anti-Terrorism Proclamation 652/2009 by organizing to make free the jailed Ethio-Musilim Resolution Committee (Abubeker Ahmed et al) by aggression, receiving posters for inciting violence and discussing how to distribute them. Detention- Daresema Sori was jailed on the […]

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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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