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

Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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 and three journalists in the capital, Addis Ababa. Continue reading “UN human rights chief condemns crackdown on journalists in Ethiopia – United Nations News Centre”