Free the Press! Release all jailed journalists on World Press Freedom Day – IFEX

On World Press Freedom Day, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is highlighting 10 emblematic cases of journalists in prison, silenced by authorities in retaliation for their work. CPJ is calling on authorities to release these journalists, as well as all others being held in relation to their work. Add your voice to this campaign. … Continue reading Free the Press! Release all jailed journalists on World Press Freedom Day – IFEX

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PEN International calls for the release of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists PEN International

The arrest of nine bloggers and journalists in Ethiopia just days before World Press Freedom Day on 3 May once again highlights PEN International’s concerns for freedom of expression in the country. PEN recalls with dismay that last year Ethiopia’s Supreme Court marked World Press Freedom Day by upholding journalist Eskinder Nega’s 18-year prison sentence … Continue reading PEN International calls for the release of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists PEN International