| Ethiopia, Sweden
New York, July 5, 2011--Two Swedish journalists reporting on the activities of armed
separatists operating in an oil-rich province of eastern Ethiopia have been
detained without charge since Thursday in the Horn of Africa nation, according
to news reports and government officials.
Ethiopian security forces arrested photojournalist Johan Persson and reporter Martin Schibbye, contributors to the Sweden-based agency Kontinent, along the border with neighboring Somalia, government spokesman Bereket Simon told CPJ.