The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union, to uphold press freedom by calling for justice in journalist murders in Africa and for the release of all imprisoned journalists.
CPJ Calls on African Union to Uphold Press Freedom
Era of the Digital Mercenaries
BY Reporters Without Border
“My computer was arrested before I was.” This perceptive comment was made by a Syrian activist who had been arrested and tortured by the Assad regime. Caught by means of online surveillance, Karim Taymour told a Bloomberg journalist that, during interrogation, he was shown a stack of hundreds of pages of printouts of his Skype chats and files downloaded remotely from his computer hard drive. His torturers clearly knew as much as if they had been with him in his room, or more precisely, in his computer.
Saving Ethiopians in the Middle East Should Get Priority
NEW BUSINESS ETHIOPIA WEEKLY EDITORIALLike many citizens of the world coming to Arab countries in search of jobs and better life, there are a great number of Ethiopians in the Middle East and North African countries. Among these the numbers of citizens traveling to either work and live in the Middle East countries or use these countries as gateways to other European countries is enormous.
“The Higer They Come…”
NEW BUSINESS ETHIOPIA WEEKLY EDITORIAL
We all put a lot of thought into making a big purchase. No one in his or her light mind fork out hard earned cash, on a TV for example, without a few days of window shopping, consulting family or friends, etc.
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
NEW BUSINESS ETHIOPIA WEEKLY EDITORIALRevolutionary Economics…
Long and frequently caught off guard, Ethiopians were beginning to feel as if nothing would surprise them again…that is until August 31, 2010, when a 20 percent devaluation of the battered Ethiopian birr sent them reeling. In fact we are still in shock, nervously trying to adjust the ominous implications of the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Front (EPRDF), latest brain wave…
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