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· April, 2015

Stories about Ethiopia from April, 2015

27 April 2015

VIDEO: The World Is Saying #FreeZone9Bloggers

Advox

Global Voices marks the one-year anniversary of the arrest of Ethiopia's Zone9 bloggers with this crowd-sourced this video of support. Say it with us: #FreeZone9Bloggers!

24 April 2015

“Take the Right Side in the Struggle of the Oppressed”: A Letter to John Kerry from Kilinto Prison, Ethiopia

Advox

In a letter to John Kerry, jailed Ethiopian blogger Natnael Feleke writes: "Because of the repressive regime, the Ethiopian constitution is powerless to protect citizens from being abused."

A Year After Their Arrest, Ethiopia's Zone9 Bloggers Remain Strong and Determined

Advox

"It is eery the degree to which the bloggers seemed to anticipate their current fate."

22 April 2015

Everyone But Ethiopia's Government Is Concerned About the Latest ISIS Beheadings

Since ISIS beheaded several Ethiopian Christians in Libya last weekend, Ethiopians have demonstrated against the government's silence about two victims now identified.

20 April 2015

How Blogging is Held Hostage by Ethiopian Politics

Advox

"Why is there just a single—and poorly functioning—Internet service provider for Ethiopia’s 90 million people? We know better than to ask this of public officials."