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 (...)
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 6 December 2012 December 6, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, was shot dead in front of his house in Gudele, west of the capital Juba, early on Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen. South Sudanese (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 4 May 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
May 3, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - As the globe marks the World Press Freedom Day on Friday, the international press rights group, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), called on the African Union (AU) to do more to (...)
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 (...)
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 21 June 2013 June 20, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - As the globe marks World Refugee Day on Thursday, an international press freedom group, said that the number of journalists from East African countries fleeing into exile remains on the rise.
According to (...)
Friday 12 April 2013 April 11, 2013 (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, (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)