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Wave of arrests of journalists in Ethiopia

They are not less than 16 in jail, one thing that has not been heard of since Abiy Ahmed got here to energy in 2018, which on the time was praised for its liberalization of the media panorama. Since the Tigray War, the federal government has regularly tried to regulate the media. The nation not too long ago fell to 114th place within the Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index. as reported from Addis Ababa, Noah Hochet-Bodin The United States is speaking a couple of worrying shrinkage of freedom of expression and…

The United States is alarmed by the arrests of journalists in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON- The United States on Tuesday expressed concern over Ethiopia's focusing on of journalists in a sequence of arrests within the northern Amhara area. State Department spokesman Ned Price hailed the continuation of the ceasefire and progress in sending humanitarian support to the war-torn north, but additionally known as for "the protection freedom of the press, online and offline". “We are deeply involved in regards to the shrinking house for freedom of expression and impartial media in Ethiopia, together…

arrests after damage on the side

The march organized in Ndjamena to protest France's interference in Chad's internal policy was intended to be peaceful. But it went awry when high school students attacked symbols of France, including gas stations that were vandalized. On Saturday night, the…

Ethiopia arrests Al-Shabaab militants smuggling weapons from Somalia

Ethiopia arrests Al-Shabaab militants smuggling weapons from Somalia ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia's federal authorities has arrested Al-Shabaab militants smuggling subtle weapons into the nation from neighboring Somalia, police mentioned, amid rising insecurity within the Horn nation. Africa, battling instability. Somali area particular forces in japanese Ethiopia nabbed the militants attempting to…

Mass arrests after anti-Muslim assault in Ethiopia

Mass arrests after anti-Muslim assault in Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA - Several hundred individuals have been arrested following a lethal assault on Muslims within the northern Ethiopian metropolis of Gondar, a regional official mentioned on Friday. More than 20 individuals had been killed on Tuesday when closely armed "Christian extremists" attacked mourners on the funeral of a former Muslim and…

arrests for unlawful logging

In Madagascar, the Ministry of the Environment introduced on Thursday, April 28, along with the Gendarmerie, a preventive detention of three people for unlawful felling of bushes in a nature park, positioned within the Menabe area, within the western a part of…

arrests in the middle of the “bay”, a new one

One hundred arrests took place on Thursday in Kinshasa, the result of an anti-drug police operation against the "bulge", a drug made with catalyst residues from exhaust pipes. The operation was initiated following the concerns expressed by the authorities about the harmful effects of the consumption of this drug, which is mainly used by young people. Three Tunisian citizens were among those arrested.…

new arrests linked to the try and

In Madagascar, new arrests in the case of two Frenchmen suspected of carrying out a coup against President Andry Rajoelina. They were arrested on Tuesday, July 20, for "endangering state security" and are still being heard by the criminal squad and have since been joined by other people. as reported from Madagascar, Laure…

arrests of officers in Ituri, accused of

At least nine army officers have been arrested in Ituri province. Some of them have been in prison since Sunday. They are accused of embezzling funds intended for the fight against armed groups in this province placed by Felix Tshisekedi in a besieged state. as reported from Kinshasa, Patient LigodiAmong the arrested officers…

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