PEN Decries Harsh Sentencing of Eskinder Nega

New York City, July 13, 2012—PEN American Center reacted angrily to the sentencing of journalist Eskinder Nega to 18 years in prison on bogus terrorism charges in Ethiopia, calling… More

Swedish Journalists Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

Swedish journalists Johann Persson and Martin Schibbye were found guilty of entering the country illegally and “supporting terrorism,” were each sentenced to 11 years in prison by an Ethiopian… More

Editor Released; His Son Jailed

17-year-old Akram Ezedin was arrested on September 11, 2010, following the release of his father, Ezedin Mohamed, editor of Al-Quds, who was jailed in January for criticizing statements made… More

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