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ETHIOPIA: Three journalists with Muslim newsletter abducted in Addis

December 17th, 2011

ADDIS ABABA – Security men in civilian clothes on December 16 abudcted three journalists who have been running the Ye Moslimoch Gudai,a monthly publication covering the affairs of the Muslim society in Ethiopia.So far Ahmedin Jebel was abducted while he was out to buy medicine for his baby. He left home shortly after 10 am local time and never returned back home. Worried by his disappearance, his wife contacted his colleagues in the Muslimoch Gudai NL,reported of his disappearance and asked if they knew of his whereabouts.
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General Bushra Calls for Strengthening Security Cooperation with Ethiopia

Written by SUNA

Damazin – The Governor of the Blue Nile State, General Al-Hadi Bushra has stressed the necessity for strengthening the cooperation and security coordination with Ethiopia.General Bushra who visited, Quissan, Thursday, and reviewed with the concerned officials there the preparations for the return of the Sudanese refugees from Ethiopia,expressed appreciation over the Ethiopian stances towards maintaining stability in the state .He renewed the government’s commitment to pardon those who hand over their arms to the authorities concerned and enable them to participate in development process in the state.

Amnesty: Ethiopia Using Terror Laws to Arrest Government Critics

Written by VOA   

Amnesty International says Ethiopian authorities have been using anti-terror laws as a pretext to arrest and silence politicians and journalists who criticize government policies.In a report released Friday, the human rights group said at least 114 opposition politicians and six journalists have been arrested since March. Read more →

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