Thursday, May 17, 2007

IPI resolutions on Ethiopia journalists held in prison.

Meeting at its Annual General Assembly 14 May, 2007 in Istanbul, Turkey, the IPI members,International Press Institute, adopted a resolution calling on the Ethiopian authorities to immediately release all imprisoned journalists and refrain from punishing the media for its reporting.

The IPI membership believes that editors and journalists have been arrested as a punishment for their writing. Therefore, the IPI membership calls on the Ethiopian government to release all imprisoned journalists, halt the closer of media organizations and allow the foreign media access to the country. (to read full text please go to '''')

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