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Woubshet Taye

December 12, 2017 4:16 PM ET

Police arrested Woubshet Taye, deputy editor of the independent weekly Awramba Times, after raiding his home in the capital, Addis Ababa, and confiscating documents, cameras, CDs, and selected copies of the newspaper, according to local journalists. The outlet's top editor,...

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'They wanted me to say I was wrong': Freed Ethiopian journalist on why 1,500 days in jail failed to silence her

January 7, 2016 3:24 PM ET

Reeyot Alemu, an Ethiopian journalist who worked for the independent weekly Feteh, spent almost 1,500 days in prison after being arrested in June 2011 and charged with terrorism in 2012. She was released unexpectedly in July....

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China, Egypt imprison record numbers of journalists

December 15, 2015 12:01 AM ET

Egypt is second only to China as the world’s worst jailer of journalists in 2015. Worldwide, the number of journalists behind bars for their work declined moderately during the year, but a handful of countries continue to use systematic imprisonment...

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La Chine et l'Égypte emprisonnent un nombre record de journalistes

15 décembre 2015 0h01 ET

L’Égypte arrive en deuxième position derrière la Chine à titre de pays emprisonnant le plus de journalistes en 2015. Dans le monde entier cette année, le nombre de journalistes derrière les barreaux pour l’exercice de leur profession a connu une...

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China, Egito aprisionam um número recorde de jornalistas

dezembro 15, 2015 12:01 AM ET

O Egito é superado apenas pela China como o pior carcereiro do mundo de jornalistas em 2015. Em todo o mundo, o número de jornalistas atrás das grades por seu trabalho diminuiu moderadamente durante o ano, mas um punhado de...

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Çin ve Mısır'da rekor sayıda gazeteci hapiste

15 de Diciembre 2015 12:01 AM ET

2015 yılında dünyanın en kötü gazeteci zindancısı unvanını Çin alıyor ve Mısır da onun hemen ardından geliyor. Dünya çapında mesleki faaliyetlerinden dolayı hapsedilen gazetecilerin sayısında vasat bir düşüş varsa da, bir avuç ülke eleştirileri hapis ile susturmayı sistematik olarak sürdürüyor....

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Slideshow: Journalists freed

December 15, 2015 12:01 AM ET

While just under 200 journalists are behind bars, CPJ witnessed several memorable releases in 2015, including in Vietnam, Ethiopia, and even secretive Eritrea. Some of the journalists had spent years behind bars; they endured isolation and several say they were...

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China y Egipto encarcelan a una cifra récord de periodistas

15 de Diciembre 2015 12:01 AM ET

Egipto es sólo superado por China como el país con la mayor cifra de periodistas encarcelados en 2015. A escala global, la cifra de periodistas encarcelados por su labor informativa registró un declive moderado durante el año, pero unos pocos...

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CPJ newsletter: November 2015

December 1, 2015 11:44 AM ET

Today is #GivingTuesday Please include CPJ in your plans for #GivingTuesday. For more on the work you support, visit our website at www.cpj.org....

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CPJ newsletter: October 2015

October 28, 2015 11:33 AM ET

CPJ advocacy vital in release of imprisoned journalists in Ethiopia...

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