Eskinder Nega

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Ethiopian Journalists Challenge Use of Terror Laws

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18 Oct 2013

MLDI and Freedom Now have submitted a petition to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights asking it to declare the systematic imprisonment of independent journalists in the country a gross violation of human rights, and to refer it to the African Court for a binding ruling.

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MLDI Launches Fundraising Bid for Ethiopian Journalists

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22 Nov 2013

Your support is needed to free two Ethiopian journalists wrongly convicted as terrorists and set a precedent that will help stop the abuse of anti-terror laws across Africa.

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The world must not forget the jailed journalists of Ethiopia

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10 Dec 2015

Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega , who was convicted on trumped up terrorism charges, will have spent more than four years in jail. MLDI's legal directors tell us more about the situation of journalists and the state of FOE in Ethiopia.

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