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Former Ethiopian state radio journalist released

July 11, 2012 4:29 PM ET

Nairobi, July 11, 2012--A veteran Ethiopian state journalist who was twice imprisoned on vague corruption and copyright charges and recently convicted on the lesser charge was released today on account of a reduced sentence, local journalists said. A panel...

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Two Ethiopian journalists released on bail after 15 months

July 25, 2011 4:30 PM ET

New York, July 25, 2011--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Thursday's ruling in Ethiopia to release on bail two journalists imprisoned on pre-trial detention for the last 15 months on vague criminal charges....

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Attacks on the Press 2010: Ethiopia

February 15, 2011 12:35 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments • Editor Dawit Kebede honored with International Press Freedom Award. • Authorities jail critical journalists, jam VOA Amharic broadcasts. Key Statistic 7: Hours that two newspaper editors were interrogated as Zenawi gave speech on...

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Attaques contre la presse en 2010: L'Éthiopie

15 février 2011 0h35 ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Principaux Développements • Le Prix international pour la liberté de la presse décerné au journaliste Dawit Kebede. • Les autorités emprisonnent les journalistes indépendants, brouillent les émissions en langue amharique de la Voix de l'Amérique. Statistique...

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Two Ethiopian state TV journalists under arrest

April 30, 2010 1:22 PM ET

New York, April 30, 2010—In light of the Ethiopian government’s longstanding practice of jailing journalists on trumped-up criminal charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the detentions last week of two government TV journalists on allegations of misusing...

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