CPJ

By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Apr 29th, 2013
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America is Watching!? Diplomacy by hypocrisy is “diplocrisy”. Edmund Burke, the British statesman and philosopher, said “Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.” We’ve heard many promises on human rights in Africa from Presid...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 13th, 2013
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Spare Reeyot, CPJ pleads with Berhan Hailu By Getahune Bekele, South Africa Her predicament touched millions of hearts around the world in 2012 when it was established that she had a malignant tumor in her breast which prompted her lawyer father and others to plead with the late Ethiopian despot Mele...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 12th, 2013
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Addis Ababa — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has expressed concern about the safety of Reeyot Alemu, a jailed Ethiopian journalist and teacher. In a protest letter to Birhan Hailu, Ethiopia’s justice minister, Joel Simon, CPJ’s Executive Director asked that Alem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 8th, 2012
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Committee of Suspect Journalists; Press Watchdog Fails “Journalism for Beginners” in World Press Freedom Report The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) recently issued their annual report on the status of freedom of the press in the world in which the lead article charges, amongst other things, th...