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Ethiopia - Authorities restrict visits to imprisoned journalist Alemu

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the decision by the authorities of Kality prison, located outside Addis Abba, to restrict family visits to jailed journalist Reyot Alemu, a columnist for the national weekly Fitih. She has been held since June 2011 after being found guilty of participating in the promotion and communication of terrorist activities. Alemu, awarded the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, is serving an arbitrary sentence of five years. Her (...)

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