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New Chapters On The Shoah – The Jewish Week

  As the generation of Holocaust survivors — and to some degree, their children — dwindles, the number of books of their reminiscences continues to grow, as many aging men…

Ethiopia: Gambella Killings and Other Avoidable Ethiopian Tragedies – Geeska Afrika

Ethiopia: Gambella Killings and Other Avoidable Ethiopian Tragedies – Geeska Afrika

NAIROBI (HAN) April 26, 2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security NewsThese incidents did not have to happen, but in each case, could have been avoided or lessened in severity. Much of…

Kerry: Countries with No Free Press Have Nothing to Brag About – Voice of America

Kerry: Countries with No Free Press Have Nothing to Brag About – Voice of America

STATE DEPARTMENT—A country without a free and independent press has nothing to brag about and nothing to teach the world, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.   Kerry…

South Korea and the Art of Collaboration – Pravda

South Korea and the Art of Collaboration – Pravda

  If raw, naked propaganda makes you sick, stay away from South Korea (ROK)!   While the Western brain-conditioning machine wants you to believe that it is actually the North…

Ethiopia Detains Journalists Covering Oromo Protests – Newsweek

Letter from Africa: Journalists under threat – BBC News

Letter from Africa: Journalists under threat – BBC News

Image copyright AFP In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at the threats facing journalists in Africa. On the corner of Vladimir Lenin…

How ‘democratators’ threaten press freedom – Columbia Journalism Review

As President Obama arrived in Ethiopia in July, his National Security Advisor Susan Rice was asked if she considered the country to be a democracy. “One hundred percent,” she quipped,…

Gagging the media in Ethiopia – Redress Information & Analysis

Gagging the media in Ethiopia – Redress Information & Analysis

By Graham Peebles Nobody trusts politicians, but some governments are more despicable than others. The brutal gang ruling Ethiopia is especially nasty. It claims to govern in a democratic and…

Press freedom under fire ahead of Ethiopia’s elections: rights group – Sudan Tribune

January 23, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – A rights advocacy group in a report released on Thursday said the Ethiopia’s government has intensified crackdown against independent media ahead of the general elections…

African Human Rights Need More Commitment –

African Human Rights Need More Commitment –

By Mtua Salira AFRICA has to make stronger commitments to human rights issues if the continent is to make economic and democratic advances and benefit from its positive spin-offs, says…

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