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Ethiopia: a Body of Legislative Acts Opposing Freedom of Speech

Reporters without Borders released a report on freedom of expression [fr] a report regarding the freedom of expression and the working conditions of Ethiopian journalists stating : “During the last three years the country has adopted a series of laws – on civil society, anti-terrorism etc. – against alleged breaches on the constitutional guaranteed rights of Ethiopia's people. It is partly this body of legislation that results in the contraction of democratic rights and degradation of freedom of speech.”

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