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Press Freedom for Ethiopian Bloggers Tested Again

Abel Wabela, 29, and eight other bloggers and freelance journalists spent more than a year and a half in prison. They were acquitted five months ago, but life has not been easy since. "We cannot go abroad,” Wabela said, “getting a job is very difficult. We are not allowed to work, not allowed to move." Wabela previously worked at Ethiopian Airlines as an engineer, but it will not take him back. His left ear is no longer functional, he says, due to mistreatment in...

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