Tag Archives: Feteh

Temesgen Desalegn, another competent and outspoken journalist, consigned to three years imprisonment

27 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

አዲስ አበባ፣ ጥቅምት 17፣ 2007 (ኤፍ.ቢ.ሲ.)የቀድሞ የፍትህ ጋዜጣ ዋና አዘጋጅ ተመስገን ደሳለኝ በሶስት አመት ፅኑ እስራት ተቀጣ። ፍትህ ጋዜጣን እያሳተመ ሲያሰራጭ የነበረው ማስተዋል የህትመትና ማስታወቂያ ስራ ድርጅት በ10 ሺህ ብር ተቀጥቷል።
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Ethiopian Editor Convicted for Inciting Public With Articles

15 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by William Davison, Bloomberg

An Ethiopian editor is facing as many as 10 years in prison after being convicted of inciting the public against the government through his newspaper articles, his lawyer said.
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CPJ writes letter to Ethiopian officials protesting threats to keep journalist in solitary confinement

13 Apr

CPJ’s April 10, 2013 letter

His Excellency Berhan Hailu
Minister of Justice
P.O. Box 1370
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Via facsimile: +251-11-517-755
Via email: justice@telecom.net.et

Dear Minister Birhan Hailu,

We are writing to bring to your attention the case of Ethiopian journalist and teacher Reeyot Alemu, whose health has deteriorated since her imprisonment in June 2011 on terrorism charges and who is now being threatened with solitary confinement. The Ethiopian Ministry of Justice has publicly subscribed to a vision in which “human and democratic rights are respected,” yet Reeyot’s full human rights are being denied to her in Kality Prison.
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CPJ: Feteh’s latest blocking illustrates depth of repression in Ethiopia

25 Jul

Copies of Feteh are shown on TV alongside a picture of Feteh Chief Editor Temesghen Desalegn. (ESAT)

Nairobi, July 23, 2012–Ethiopian authorities blocked the publication of a prominent independent newspaper over the weekend in connection with its stories on the health of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, according to local journalists.
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