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HRW: Ethiopia Cracking Down on Media Ahead of National Elections

A new report by Human Rights Watch accuses the Ethiopia's government of systematically cracking down on media ahead of the May 2015 elections. The report, released Thursday, details how Ethiopia has restricted independent reporting since 2010. Human Rights Watch reported Ethiopia’s environment for independent media and journalists is becoming bleaker ahead of the national election this May. Researcher Felix Horne said there are patterns of government abuses against independent...

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