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The sheer numbers involved in this wave of arrests represents the most far-reaching crackdown on freedom of expression seen in many years in Ethiopia.
The detainees had been charged with crimes under the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation and the Criminal Code. Many arrests in came in the days immediately after individuals publicly criticised the government, were involved in public calls for reform, applied for permission to hold demonstrations, or attempted to conduct investigative journalism in a region of Ethiopia to which the government severely restricts access.
Many of the detainees complained that they experienced torture and were forced to sign confessions or incriminating evidence. Almost all were denied access to lawyers and family at start of detention.
The Prime Minister has publicly threatened to carry out further arrests. In the first week of December people were reported to be arrested in Oromia.
Conduct systematic monitoring of the ongoing terrorism trials and the trials of members of the Oromo people political opposition arrested during and make findings public. They were accused of involvement with the Ginbot 7 group, a banned political party. There was political violence: One candidate and several activists were killed.
Registration as candidates was reportedly prevented by armed forces. Opposition parties said that their members were harassed, beaten and detained by the EPRDF in the build-up to the elections. Hundreds of people were allegedly arrested arbitrarily in the Oromia regionoften on the grounds of supporting the Oromo Liberation Front OLFan armed group.
Detention without trial, torture and killings of Oromos were reported. According to Human Rights Watch the polls were preceded by months of intimidation of opposition party supporters. According to European election observers the election fell short of international standards.
The government had a five-year strategy to systematically close down space for political dissent and independent criticism. Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.
According to Reporters Without Borders Ethiopia was out of in its latest worldwide index in January He was charged under the anti-terrorism law.
Before his arrest, he was the deputy editor of the Awramba Times. In prison  inReeyot Alemu Gobebo, a journalist for Feteh, was convicted on three counts under the terrorism law and initially sentenced to 14 years in prison. This sentence was reduced to 5 years on appeal.
The definition of "foreign" NGO was broadened to include local NGOs that receive more than ten percent of their funding from foreign sources. However, the government of Ethiopia itself receives 50 to 60 percent of its national budget from foreign governments, which according to its own definition would clearly make it a foreign entity as well.
Internet in Ethiopia InEthiopia passed a law that criminalizes providing Internet voice communication VoIP and requiring inspection of any imported voice communications equipment. State security forces threatened, assaulted, and arbitrarily arrested villagers who resisted the transfers.
From through JanuaryEthiopia leased out at least 3.(This is a speech I delivered on Wednesday, Dec 12, at the Hinckley Institute of Politics, University of Utah.) Thank you for coming.
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