· May, 2016

Stories about Ethiopia from May, 2016

16 May 2016

Ethiopian Blogger and Activist Sentenced to Five Years and Four Months

Ethiopia's state prosecutor conflated digital security training with terrorism. A local judge agreed.

4 May 2016

‘I Was Forced to Drink My Own Urine’: ‘Freedom’ For Netizens After 647 Days Locked Up, But Not For All

Ethiopia's Federal High Court acquits two men who spent more than 600 days incarcerated on terrorism charges that critics allege were politically motivated. A third man was not so lucky.