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As Obama Visits, Rights Groups Decry Treatment of Media in Ethiopia

Journalist Reeyot Alemu said U.S. President Barack Obama is unlikely to see the real Ethiopia during a historic state visit to the East African powerhouse. Until earlier this month, the award-winning reporter said she experienced the dark side of her country by spending nearly five years in the bowels of an Ethiopian prison. Reeyot is among at least nine journalists and bloggers who were arrested and charged with terrorism, though she and her lawyer say she did nothing but write...

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