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Ethiopia: Digital Attacks Intensify

Spyware Firm Should Address Alleged Misuse (New York) – The Ethiopian government has renewed efforts to silence independent voices abroad by using apparent foreign spyware, Human Rights Watch said today. The Ethiopian authorities should immediately cease digital attacks on journalists, while foreign surveillance technology sellers should investigate alleged abuses linked to their products. Independent researchers […]

Amnesty International Report 2014/15

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Head of state: Mulatu Teshome Wirtu Head of government: Hailemariam Desalegn Freedom of expression continued to be subject to serious restrictions. The government was hostile to suggestions of dissent, and often made pre-emptive arrests to prevent dissent from manifesting. Independent media publications were subject to further attack. Peaceful protesters, journalists, […]