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Eskinder Nega sentenced to heavy prison term

July 13, 2012 9:26 AM ET

New York, July 13, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the harsh prison sentences issued by Ethiopia's High Court today for blogger Eskinder Nega and five independent journalists on vague and politically motivated terrorism charges.  ...

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CPJ calls for release of jailed reporters in Ethiopia

June 11, 2012 5:36 PM ET

Ethiopia is the second leading jailer of journalists, according to CPJ research.  This month, CPJ and Africa Media Initiative met with Ethiopia's senior communications official to discuss the country's press freedom record and review laws affecting freedom of speech.  Voice...

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