Eskinder

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 28th, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele-South Africa “It is virtually impossible within the Ethiopian justice system for a journalist who has been unlawfully imprisoned to get justice.” Nani Janson, MLDI senior legal counsel. A UK based international charity organization is on fund raising mission to help secure the rele...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 10th, 2013
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By Eskinder Nega  (From Kaliti Prison) “So that I may do the deed That my soul has to itself decreed.” – Keates Individuals can be penalized, made to suffer (oh, how I miss my child) and even killed. But democracy is a destiny of humanity which cannot be averted. It can be delayed b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 2nd, 2013
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(AFP) – ADDIS ABABA — An Ethiopian court on Thursday dismissed the appeal of blogger Eskinder Nega and opposition leader Andualem Arage who were jailed last year for terror-related offences. “The sentencing is still correct so there is no reduction,” said Supreme Court judge Dagne Melaku,...
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In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Apr 8th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Last April, I wrote a “Special Tribute to My Personal Hero Eskinder Nega”.  In that tribute, I groped for words as I tried to describe this common Ethiopian man of uncommon valor, an ordinary journalist of extraordinary integrity and audacity. Frankly, what could be said of a si...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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By Daniel Berhane, Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) column Last week, Bofta Yimam, a reporter for the United States’ Fox 13 News, caught some attention in the Ethiopian media. She is an American journalist of Ethiopian origin and winner of the Regional Emmy Award for excellent reporting, for 2013. O...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 3rd, 2012
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By Berhane Kahsay Eskinder Nega a great admirer of Adolf Hitler has been relentlessly working to initiate a pogrom against the Tigrian people ever since Ethiopia was liberated from the brutal military government by the TPLF and its partners. The hate preacher who is/was the Vice Chairman of the All E...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2012
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Alemayehu G. Mariam On May 1, 2012, Eskinder Nega, Ethiopia’s foremost journalist and political prisoner, will be awarded the “Freedom to Write Award”, the highest honor given out by Pen America, one of the great international free press institutions that has been in continuous operation since 1922. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 14th, 2012
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It would be hard to find a better symbol of media repression in Africa than Eskinder Nega. The veteran Ethiopian journalist and dissident blogger has been detained at least seven times by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s government over the past two decades, and was put back in jail on September 1...