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Ethiopia detention of Frezer Negash

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia

Reporters without Borders has called on the “Ethiopian authorities to explain why they are holding Frezer Negash, a member of the opposition and a correspondent for the US news website Ethiopian Review, for the past week. Negash is three months pregnant. [1]..”……“This new arrest once again shows that the Ethiopian authorities cannot stand their political opponents expressing their views in the media or on the Internet,” the press freedom organisation said. “As no official charge has been brought against Negash, we consider her detention to be arbitrary.”