Tom Rhodes

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Name: Tom Rhodes
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Call to Release Imprisoned Ethiopian Journalists

Addis Ababa — THE Ethiopian government has been urged to release with immediate effect six journalists arrested by police for allegedly inciting hate speech.The government accused the six of reporting news articles that encouraged violence, hate and lawlessness ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Govt Under Fire Over Prosecution of Zone 9 Bloggers

Nairobi — International condemnation mounts against Ethiopia following a Federal High Court's decision on Friday to press charges against a group of nine Ethiopian bloggers and journalists.The bloggers who are members of a social media activist group ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hoax 999 calls down in Bradford

THE number of malicious calls to the fire service in Bradford district has almost halved in the last three years.West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said there were 114 hoax calls between June 1, 2013 and May 31 this year - down 95 from the same period in ... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Jul 20 2014]
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First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Ethiopia Zone 9 bloggers charged

\"They took training in how to make explosives and planned to train others," the AFP news agency quotes Judge Tareke Alemayehu saying. The CPJ called on the authorities for the group's immediate release, saying they had been doing their jobs."Expressing ... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

CPJ Calls For Immediate Release Of Nine Ethiopian Journalists Held On "Terrorism"

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam DesalegnNairobi, July 17, 2014 -An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with inciting violence and terrorism, according to local journalists and news reports.The nine arrested include ... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Lawyer for detained Ethiopian bloggers condemns detention

ADDIS ABABA - The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said Thursday he was filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.The six members of the blogging collective ... [Published ENCA - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Ethiopian Authorities Charge Nine Journalists With Terrorism

(Image credit: © Fractal Element from Facebook)CPJJuly 17, 2014Nairobi – An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with inciting violence and terrorism, according to local journalists and news reports . The nine arrested ... [Published Tadias - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

CPJ condemns closed court hearings for nine Ethiopian journalists

Copyright : APAThe committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has issued a statement on Tuesday calling on the Ethiopian government to end “its politicized prosecution of nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April”. According to the statement, neither the ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

20 Journalists Fired from Ethiopia State-run Oromia Radio and Television, in Hiding

People demonstrate in Addis Ababa on May 24 against security forces who shot at students at a peaceful rally weeks eearlier in Oromia state. (Reuters/Tiksa Negeri)CPJBy Tom Rhodes/CPJ East Africa RepresentativeIf they cannot indoctrinate you into their ... [Published Tadias - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

imprisoned nine journalists

-- The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the Ethiopiangovernment's arrests of nine journalists in one of the worst crackdowns againstfree expression in the country."With the latest arrests, Ethiopian authorities are turning the peaceful exercise ... [Published CPJ Press Freedom - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Is ethical hunting possible?

Image: Some Australians are hoping to change their hobby's reputation. (/Jose A. Bernat Bacete)In Australia, many view hunting as a pastime for rednecks. Yet in some countries hunters enjoy public support for a practice that is deemed to have cultural ... [Published ABC Online - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

NTRA hosts Lone Star Aerobatics Championships

”It’s kind of like a ballet,” said North Texas Regional Airport Director Mike Shahan of the movement of planes during the Lone Star Aerobatic Championships, which was held at the airport Thursday through Saturday.Friday afternoon, a group of onlookers ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Jun 23 2014]

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"expressing critical views is not a terrorist act. once again, the ethiopian government is misusing anti-terrorism legislation to suppress political dissent and intimidate journalists" Tom Rhodes, CPJ's East Africa representative, said in a statement
"It is only small numbers but does not reflect the amount of work we do," said Mr Rhodes. "it is a real positive outcome for us."

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Ethiopia: Govt Under Fire Over Prosecution of Z... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Hoax 999 calls down in Bradford [Published Telegraph and Argus - Jul 20 2014]
Ethiopia Zone 9 bloggers charged [Published Frontier Post - Jul 19 2014]
Ethiopia bloggers on terror charges [Published BBC - Jul 18 2014]
CPJ Calls For Immediate Release Of Nine Ethiopi... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 18 2014]
Ethiopian Authorities Charge Nine Journalists W... [Published Tadias - Jul 17 2014]
Lawyer for detained Ethiopian bloggers condemns... [Published ENCA - Jul 17 2014]
Lawyer for detained Ethiopia bloggers challenge... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 17 2014]
CPJ condemns closed court hearings for 9 Ethiop... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 17 2014]
CPJ condemns closed court hearings for nine Eth... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
20 Journalists Fired from Ethiopia State-run Or... [Published Tadias - Jul 14 2014]
imprisoned nine journalists [Published CPJ Press Freedom - Jul 07 2014]
SA Editors Forum cleverly uses Twitter to rejec... [Published Htxt.Africa - Jul 04 2014]
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Is ethical hunting possible? [Published ABC Online - Jun 25 2014]
NTRA hosts Lone Star Aerobatics Championships [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Jun 23 2014]
Festival Park certified as 'green' attraction [Published Outer Banks Sentinel - Jun 18 2014]
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Ethiopian journalist on prison odyssey needs me... [Published The Insomnia Files - Feb 18 2014]
Kenya journalists protest Egypt jailings [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 04 2014]
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Berhane Tesfaye and her son, Fiteh, try to visit Woubshet Taye every week. (CPJ) Ethiopian journalist on prison odyssey needs medical care By Tom Rhodes CPJ East Africa Representative “When I grow up will I go to jail like my dad?” This was the shattering ...
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