Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Zone 9 bloggers: Befekadu Hailu, Atnaf Berahane, Natnael Feleke, Mahlet Fantahun, Zelalem Kibret, and Abel Wabela.  Kaliti prison, on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, is home to many of Ethiopia’s...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Tesfalem Waldeyes Freelance journalist Tesfalem Waldeyes, 35, was among the traditional media reporters arrested in April 2014 along with the Zone 9 bloggers. He was taken to the Maekelawi police station,...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Eskinder Nega Journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega has been in an Ethiopian prison since Sept. 14, 2011. After being charged with “plotting terrorist acts to create public chaos” he was convicted in...

Mexican editor flees after abduction

A newspaper editor in the border city of Matamoros, Mexico has fled the city after being abducted and beaten by gunmen following the newspaper's reports on drug cartel-related violence in the area. Enrique...

Missouri police detain reporters covering protests

Two reporters were arrested Aug. 13 by police in Ferguson, Mo. amidst continuing protests over the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer in the St. Louis suburb. Wesley Lowery of the...

Education best hope against Ebola

With no vaccine or effective treatments, teaching people to avoid infection is key. This spring, Craig Manning of the Centers for Disease Control was in the West African country of Guinea, responding to the...

Europe’s anti-European parties

Political parties opposed to the European project are expected to make gains The European parliamentary elections May 22-25 are expected to reflect a rising tide of skepticism about the European Union....
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American photojournalist shot covering Thai protests

An American photojournalist was shot while covering violence around the Thai election in the capital city Bangkok Saturday. During a gunfight between anti-government protesters trying to block a polling place...