IPI Retains Ethiopia on Watch List

16 June 2008 — The Ethiopian media landscape, which recently offered some positive signs, such as the release of 15 journalists in 2007, still faces major fallout from a harsh 2005 crackdown in terms of banned media, control of independent voices, regular blocking of Websites and use of the legal system to stifle journalists who refuse to tow the line. Furthermore, the whereabouts and status of two Eritrean state broadcaster journalists arrested while trying to enter Somalia in late 2006, remain unknown. IPI…

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