afrol News – Sweden minister speaks on freedom of expression in Ethiopia

https://i0.wp.com/www.afrol.com/images/afrollogo.jpgafrol News, 17 December – Freedom of expression is increasingly being limited in Ethiopia. The Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Gunilla Carlsson, has said.”It is a serious matter that one of the few independent newspapers in Ethiopia has been closed. Reports that journalists have been harassed are a cause for great concern,” said Ms Carlsson.”Free and independent media are one of the cornerstones of a democratic society. It is particularly important that the media are allowed to conduct their business freely and that people are allowed to take part in an open debate ahead of the upcoming elections in Ethiopia next year,” Ms Carlsson also stressed.

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