Reeyot Alemu

Ethiopia: 6 Student activists and Reeyot Alemu released

Friday, July 10, 2015 @ 10:52 pm

Ethiopia released six student activists who allegedly took part in the 2014 protests, while journalist Reeyot Alemu was granted release on probation. Authorities released on Wednesday six of the eight University students who had been in detention [...]

UNESCO awards Reeyot Alemu – Activists wary of her health

Thursday, April 18, 2013 @ 2:16 am

Columnist Reeyot Alemu has been awarded the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, according to the press release on UNESCO website. (read the full text at the bottom) However, Ethiopian opposition activists are worried of health [...]

Ethiopia: Court orders Elias Kifle et al to defend terror charges

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 @ 6:12 am

Court orders defendants in Elias Kifle case to defend charges The Federal Court ordered on Monday all five defendants in Elias Kifle et al case to defend the charges against them. The defendants are: Elias Kifle, editor-in-chief of the Washington [...]

Féteh Newspaper Columnist behind bars, CPJ alleges

Saturday, June 25, 2011 @ 4:02 am

A columnist of the weekly Amharic, Féteh, is behind bar as of Tuesday, CPJ claimed in its press release today. Réyot Alemu, who also doubles as an English language teacher, was picked up at a high school where she teaches English. Police has [...]