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Ethiopia Arrests Blogger, Academic Critical of Government

Ethiopian police have arrested a blogger who criticized the government, especially its handling of the ongoing protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. Seyoum Teshome, an outspoken university lecturer who has been quoted frequently by international media about the anti-government protests, was detained Oct. 1 at his home in Wolisso town in the Oromia region. Ethiopia's government spokesman, Getachew Reda, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he heard about Seyoum's...

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