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Ethiopia - Zone9 blogger banned from attending RSF award ceremony

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is worried about a travel ban imposed on the blogger Zelalem Kibret, which prevented him from flying to France to receive this year's RSF Press Freedom Prize in the citizen-journalist category on behalf of the Zone9 blogger collective. As Kibret was about to set off for Paris on 16 November, the Ethiopian authorities confiscated his passport and prevented him from boarding his plane. Immigration officials said he could not leave Ethiopia because he and other (...)

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