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Human Rights Council (of Ethiopia) releases the Executive Summary of the 142nd Special Report »

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In anticipation of the translation of the 142nd Special Report from Amharic to English, HRCO releases the Executive Summary of the report. The…

Jul 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Human Rights Council Ethiopia releases report on rights abuses committed under current State of Emergency »

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The report included details of extrajudicial killings, torture, and imprisonment committed in three regional states and the capital Addis Abeba…

Jun 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Beating Ethiopia’s internet outage – Diplomacy, cash and technology »

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Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with ADDIS STANDARD Ethiopian authorities recently blocked internet access across the country. The move was to preserve…

Jun 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Internet as Utility, not Luxury »

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Kiya Tsegaye, Addis Standard’s Legal Affairs Advisor & Contributor Addis Abeba, June 04/2017 – For the third time in less than…

Jun 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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First Prize of the African Information Society Initiative - 2005

CyberEthiopia was awarded the First Prize of the 2005 Africa Information Society Media Awards (AISI) introduced in 2003 to encourage more informed coverage of the Information Society and the Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D).


Political Internet Filtering in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa to actively engage in political censorship of the Internet. Since May 2006, the top five most popular Ethiopian web sites (including CyberEthiopia) and several blogs have been blocked across the nation. The apparent objective is to prevent the dissemination of information that is critical of the regime.