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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Legal Analysis for FDRE Public Prosecutor Vs Soliyana Shimeles et al (Ten Individuals) Criminal Case

This legal summary focuses on the legality of FDRE Public Prosecutor Vs Soleyana Shimeles et al criminal case in light of the basic human rights principles. Relevant human rights principles under the FDRE Constitution and other multilateral and regional treaties in which Ethiopia is party are scrutinized. Ethiopia charged six bloggers and three journalists who […]

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