Eskinder Nega

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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By Abebe Gellaw (AV) Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn faced a stinging humiliation as Azusa Pacific University (APU), whose motto is “God First”, has withdrawn an honor it had already bestowed on him. The university administration had to reverse its decision to honor Mr. Desalegn in ligh...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2014
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By AFP A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for having links to an outlawed group and for planning attacks, a judge said Friday. The seven members of the blogging collective Zone Nine and three journalists were arrested in Apr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2014
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  The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) strongly condemns the recent illegal arrest and extradition of Mr. Andargachew Tsige from Yemen to Ethiopia. Mr. Andargachew was allegedly picked up at the Yemeni airport in Sana’a while in transit from Dubai to Eritrea. During a layover there,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2014
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There’s a prison, hidden in the suburbs of Addis Ababa, named Kality. Home to many of Ethiopia’s political prisoners, the prison is divided into eight zones. The last of these zones, Zone Eight, is home to detained journalists, human rights activists, and dissidents. To some Ethiopian citizens, there...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The U.S. Justice Department encourages Ethiopians to report human-rights abusers hiding in plain view in America. They are hidden in plain view. They have been hiding in plain view in the U.S. for over 30 years. They have been hiding in plain view in the U.S. for just three year...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 17th, 2014
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By Abebe Gellaw Under the brutal rule of the TPLF, courts are key instruments of repression. This is not an allegation. It is rather a well-documented and substantiated fact widely known across the world. One of the worst crimes the TPLF has committed in the last two decades is using fake laws, Kanga...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 11th, 2014
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By WAN-IFRA “This Golden Pen is more important than food, medicine and water. It materializes the support and shows that he is not forgotten. That he is one of us. That an attack on one journalist is an attack on us all and that jailing a journalist is a crime against humanity,” Swedish journalist Ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Who is afraid of Eskinder Nega, Reeyout Alemu, Woubshet Taye, Zone Nine bloggers…? The “dean” of independent Ethiopian journalists and blogger extraordinaire, Eskinder Nega, is serving an 18 year sentence for blogging. The late Meles Zenawi personally ordered Eskinder’s arrest a...
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May 5th, 2014
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by Alemayehu G. Mariam The sophistry of history President Obama likes to pontificate about being on the “right side of history” and rhetorically clobber those who are on the “wrong side of history”. Debating Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election and defending his own record, Obama said, “… th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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A large number of people doubt what they read, what they see and hear in the news of EPRDF`s media. Governments want to convince the public to support of polices and their officials. Because the media draws on the content from the government. The media of Ethiopia is among the most strictly controlle...