Sunday 12 August 2012 August 10, 2012 (NAIROBI) - The authorities in Ethiopia must stop their crackdown on press coverage of Muslim protests in the capital Addis Ababa and allow Muslim news outlets freely report without fear, a press freedom advocacy group (...)
Friday 3 May 2013 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union, to uphold press freedom (...)
Tuesday 28 May 2013 May 27, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media organisations are no longer covering stories critical of the government, specifically those relating to the security services and corruption, reporters and journalists say. South Sudanese men (...)
Monday 21 January 2013 January 16, 2013 (JUBA) – Following a series of attacks, intimidation and threats, comment writers and bloggers in South Sudan say they are operating in a heightened sense of fear. South Sudanese men read newspapers in Juba on 10 July (...)
Thursday 14 March 2013 March 12, 2012 (JUBA) - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the "very inhumane" manner in which a South Sudanese journalist was arrested and detained in the capital, Juba.
The Union of Journalists of South (...)
Thursday 26 July 2012 July 25, 2012 (LONDON) - Ethiopian authorities over the weekend blocked the publication of a prominent independent newspaper which included details of prime minister Meles Zenawi’s deteriorating health condition, according to press (...)
Friday 20 September 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 19, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Thursday admitted imposing new visitor restrictions against journalist Reeyot Alemu, who remains in prison on terrorism-related offenses. Reeyot Alemu (...)
Sunday 22 December 2013 December 21, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Press freedom group, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), has again listed Ethiopia and Eritrea among the top-ten countries who jail journalists.
According to CPJ’s annual census, released on (...)
Saturday 16 February 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 15, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - An international media advocacy group has identified 10 countries where press freedom has suffered in 2012.
Risk List 2012 from Committee to Protect Journalists on Vimeo.
Saturday 16 June 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
June 14, 2012(ADDIS ABABA) - A press freedom watchdog, the Committee to Protect Journalists and Africa Media Initiative (AMI) jointly called on Ethiopian authorities to release journalists who are being held in the (...)
Why justice must be served to save South Sudan2014-04-15 06:05:07 By Amb Joseph Ayok Anei
April 14, 2014 - In May 1981 a Muslim called Ali Agca attempted to assassinate His Holiness Pope John Paul II. However, after his recovery, the Pope not only prayed for (...)