Nine bloggers and journalists — four of them Global Voices members — are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. Who are the Zone 9 bloggers? What can supporters do to push for their release? In this edition of GV Face, we talk with Ethiopian blogger and Zone 9 member Endalk, along with PEN America Freedom to Write fellow Deji Olukotun and Advox editor Ellery Biddle about this important case.
More coverage of the Zone 9 Bloggers case:
Ethiopia: Police Request More Time for Zone 9 Bloggers Investigation, May 14, 2014
Why Blogging is a Threat to the Ethiopian Government May 10, 2014
Advocates Ask African Commission, UN Experts to Intervene in Zone 9 Bloggers Case May 3, 2014
STATEMENT: Global Voices Calls for the Release of Nine Journalists in Ethiopia, May 2, 2014
Netizen Report: Ethiopia Cracks Down on Free Expression, April 30, 2014
Six Members of Blogging Collective Arrested in Ethiopia, April 25, 2014