Ethiopia

87 million people
370 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

News & Updates

President Obama unfortunately was fundamentally wrong in his comments about the parliamentary elections Ethiopia held in May.
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Elections
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Sub-Saharan Africa

As President Obama prepares to visit Ethiopia next week, Freedom House has prepared policy recommendations for the White House, highlighting Ethiopia’s undermining of civil society, independent media, and the political opposition. 

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As President Obama prepares to visit Ethiopia next week, Freedom House releases policy reccomendations highlighting the importance of Ethiopia's relationsho to it's civil society, independent media, and political opposition. 

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U.S. Foreign Policy
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Sub-Saharan Africa
ethiopia zone 9 bloggers

Three memebers of the group of Zone 9 bloggers and journalists have been released from prison today. 

Issues: 
Internet Freedom, Media Freedom
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa

Signature Reports

Special Reports

Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

Programs

Freedom House has been providing training, technical assistance and moral support to help build credible and independent human rights institutions.