Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Govt Approves Law That Can Warrant Jail Time for Internet Posts That Cause Unrest

The parliament of Ethiopia recently passed a law imposing jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest, a move the government says is needed to prevent violence ahead of elections. This... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Somalia arrests, deports ex-head of Ethiopia torture home, Jail Ogaden

Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state. Reports said Hassan Ismail Ibrahim known by the... Read more »
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Canadian freed after 11 years in an Ethiopian jail calls for inquiry into Ottawa’s response

OTTAWA—A Canadian man who was jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years is calling for an investigation into the federal government’s handling of his case, which began as he fled war-ravaged Somalia in... Read more »