Freedom of speech

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...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 3rd, 2013
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BY Justine John DYIKUK Today (3, May 2013), World Press Freedom Day celebrates its 20th anniversary. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 17th, 2013
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Jailed Ethiopian journalist wins UNESCO prize – Ethiopian journalist, Reeyot Alemu, who is serving a five-year sentence, is the winner of the 2013 World Press Freedom prize – UNESCO/Guillermo Cano – in recognition of her “exceptional courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2013
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It is true that economic growth is a necessary condition for a country like Ethiopia….. Yet, food is not sufficient. Food is necessary for our survival but our survival is meaningless without freedom. Food and freedom cannot be dealt separately. Food must be accompanied by freedom to make human...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 24th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Agu Imo has been a friend and elder brother for almost two decades now, so when he called about two weeks ago to say there is an old man he wanted me to meet, he knew I couldn’t say no to his request. When he mentioned the name, Rev. Moses Iloh, I […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 23rd, 2013
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In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan agreed that Boko Haram could pose an existential threat to his country. “If Boko Haram is not contained, it would be a threat not only to Nigeria, but to West Africa, Central Africa and of course to Nort...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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by Abdulrazaq Magaji Few Nigerians cared to listen when, way back in 1998, Dr. Lema Jibrillu, the Kaduna based businessman, politician and community leader wisely counselled against a presidency on compassionate ground. His call came at a time the northern political establishment reasoned that the pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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It was not an impressive opener for the Super Eagles in the Afcon 2013 after the squad gave out a late goal to settle for a draw against Burkina Faso. Lesson learnt, Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has said he won’t be closing his ears on the note of warning sounded by Nigeria’s next opponent [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 12th, 2012
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he acting chairman of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights said his agency is committed to protecting the rights of all Kenyans. But, Samuel Tororei said, while every Kenyan has the right to free speech, the exercise of such a right cannot be at the expense of other Kenyans. His comments cam...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Mar 16th, 2011
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Faribault – Freedom of speech is no defence for a former nurse who engaged in “lethal advocacy” when he encouraged a British man and a Canadian woman to kill themselves after searching for depressed people over the internet, a Minnesota judge said in delivering a guilty verdict agai...