Stories about Ethiopia from April, 2012
Ethiopian bloggers are outraged and expressing their concern on different social media platforms as the Ethiopian government increasingly engages in blocking and surveillance of selected websites, blogs and Facebook pages.
Ethiopia journalist and dissident blogger is the recipient of 2012 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award: “Nega, a leading advocate for press freedom and freedom of expression in Ethiopia, was arrested on September 14, 2011, and is currently being tried under the country's sweeping anti-terror legislation…. He could face the...
This is a roundup of reactions to Teddy Afro’s new album, Tikur Sew, which pays homage to King Menelik II, whose victory over the Italians at the Battle of Adwa in 1896 made him a pride of Africa. Teddy Afro is a popular Ethiopian musician and critic of the Ethiopian government.
A selection of Global Voices' most recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including a focus on indigenous rights and online activism, selected by Juliana Rincón Parra.