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

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UN Finds Imprisonment of Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega Arbitrary under International Law

For Immediate Release: UN Finds Imprisonment of Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega Arbitrary under International Law and Calls for Immediate Release /Freedom Now/ Washington,D.C.: In an opinion released today by Freedom Now, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found the Government of Ethiopia’s continued detention of independent Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega a violation … Continue reading UN Finds Imprisonment of Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega Arbitrary under International Law