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Journalists under duress: Internet shutdowns in Africa (including in Ethiopia) are stifling press freedom »

Censured CyberEthiopia.com

“The internet for journalism is now like the air you breathe,” said Befeqadu Hailu, an Ethiopian journalist and a member…

Aug 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

David Steinman on similarities of the regime in Ethiopia and the Apartheid in South Africa »

David Steinman, a Wharton-educated economist and expert in civil resistance,

In an exclusive interview with ESAT, David Steinman, a Wharton-educated economist and expert in civil resistance asserts that the regime…

Aug 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Co-Defendants say Ayele Beyene Dies of ‘ Torture and Neglect’ in prison, express fear of similar faith »

Ayele-

Mahlet Fasil  Addis Abeba, July 26/2017 – The body of Ayele Beyene, who died while in police custody at Qilinto prison,…

Jul 27 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »

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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.