AFP: Ethiopia law forces journalists to reveal sources

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s new anti-terror law strips journalists of the right to protect the identity of their sources, a top official said in a statement carried Saturday by the national news agency ENA.”The anti-terrorism law revoked the rights of journalists not to disclose their information sources when they report on terrorism,” the agency quoted State Minister for Communication Shimeles Kemal as saying.”The new law revoked this right taking into consideration the magnitude of disasters caused by terrorism,” he added.

AFP: Ethiopia law forces journalists to reveal sources

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