Joint NGO Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Terrorism Charges Against Zone 9 Bloggers and Journalists

Forty 0ne regional and international NGOs write to the Ethiopian Prime Minister,  Hailemariam Desalegn to express their grave concern regarding the terrorism charges laid against seven bloggers associated with the “Zone 9” website and three independent journalists in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights—which both expressly protect the right to freedom of expression.

Letter to PM Hailemariam Desalegn – 7.24.14

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