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Crimes Against Womanity: Marriage by Abduction in Ethiopia »

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By Prof Alemayehu G. Mariam The truth is stranger than fiction In my September 7 commentary, DIFRET: The Abduction of a…

Sep 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

UN experts urge Ethiopia to stop using anti-terrorism legislation to curb human rights »

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GENEVA (18 September 2014) – A group of United Nations human rights experts* today urged the Government of Ethiopia to stop…

Sep 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

The Difret Saga »

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WRITTEN BY  TIBEBESELASIE TIGABU AND MIHRET ASCHALEW The suspension of Difret film, which involved Angelina Jolie as executive producer, by…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Difret, a movie produced by Angelina Jolie, banned in Ethiopia »

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(Admas) Difret, a movie , produced by Oscar-winning actress, Angelina Jolie, was banned during inauguration ceremony in Addis Ababa yesterday.…

Sep 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Cyber Posta Bet

Exchange messages in Amharic and send ethiopian postcards to friends and relatives


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.