Andrew Heavens · January, 2007

Latest posts by Andrew Heavens from January, 2007

Ethiopian bloggers fear for future in Somalia

  16 January 2007

The Ethiopian invasion of Somalia is ending freedom of speech in Somalia. That was the blunt conclusion of undercover Ethiopian blogger Seminawork in his post Somali media under attack, as news came through that Somalia's Ethiopia-backed Transitional Government had shut down independent radio stations and even closed the offices of...

Bloggers warn of insurgency after Ethio-Somali war

  2 January 2007

Ethiopian and Somali government troops drove Islamist forces out of their last stronghold in Somalia yesterday, just eight days after the start of a major military offensive. The apparently easy victory, however, did little to appease the region's bloggers, many of whom have been against the confrontation since the start....