African states should reverse curtailment of press freedom | The People

By Ochieng Agolla The conviction of Nairobi-based Aljazeera journalist Peter Greste and two of his colleagues in Egypt last week elicited international condemnation from international press and human rights organisation. Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Mohamed Bare were sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of aiding terrorists and endangering national security. Analysts see the … Continue reading African states should reverse curtailment of press freedom | The People

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የኢትዮጵያ ጋዜጠኞች መድረክ (ኢጋመ) የፓናል ውይይት – reporter

ሁለት ፅንፎች ላይ የቆመው የጋዜጠኝነት ሙያ ከአምስት ወራት በፊት በአስታራ ሆቴል የመመሥረቻ ስብሰባውን ያካሄደውና በምሥረታ ላይ የሚገኘው የኢትዮጵያ ጋዜጠኞች መድረክ (ኢጋመ) ባለፈው እሑድ ሰኔ 15 ቀን 2006 ዓ.ም. በአዲስ ቪው ሆቴል የፓናል ውይይት አዘጋጅቶ ነበር፡፡ ይህ ‹‹ፕሬስ፣ ነፃነት የጋዜጠኞች ደኅንነትና ልማት›› በሚል ርዕስ ሥር የተካሄደ ሲሆን፣ በዕለቱም ለመወያያ የሚሆኑ ሁለት ጽሑፎች ቀርበው ነበር፡፡ በዕለቱ ለመወያያ … Continue reading የኢትዮጵያ ጋዜጠኞች መድረክ (ኢጋመ) የፓናል ውይይት – reporter

UN human rights chief condemns crackdown on journalists in Ethiopia – United Nations News Centre

The United Nations human rights chief today condemned the crackdown on journalists in Ethiopia and the increasing restrictions on freedom of opinion and expression in the Horn of Africa nation. The comments by High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay follow the recent arrest and detention of six members of the blogging collective Zone Nine … Continue reading UN human rights chief condemns crackdown on journalists in Ethiopia – United Nations News Centre