Tag Archives: Zone 9 Bloggers and Journalists

Letter to John Kerry from TPLF-run Ethiopian prison – plea for US support of aspirations of Ethiopians for freedom & democracy

24 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Scan of original letter from Natnael Feleke, as appears on GlobalVoices & Advocacy

Natnael Feleke’s original letter as appears on GlobalVoices & Advocacy


 
Natnael Feleke

Natnael Feleke

    “I told you that I was risking a lot merely by expressing my thoughts freely. At that time, my arrest was only an abstract possibility.”

    – Natnael Feleke to Sec State Kerry

 

    Natnael Feleke has been imprisoned for a year without trial. In a letter smuggled out of jail, he asks the US secretary of state to stop supporting the regime

 
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Ban Ki-moon’s radar has become blind & mute to forcibly silenced & unlawfully detained Zone 9 bloggers & journalists & many others in Ethiopia

6 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

This past Tuesday afternoon, February 4, 2015, a friend of this blog sent the link to an article by Mathew Russell Lee, titled As Ban Ki-moon Speaks on Greste’s release, Silence on Zone 9 Bloggers. The story appeared on the Inner City Press and Google News. This article is thus partly a product of the prodding by that piece.
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