Archives for posts with tag: StateDepartment

Blog Report: COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS, By Ambassador Mo
Ethiopia has the most journalists, 150, living in exile of any country according to NY based Committee to Protect Journalists. There are at least 11 journalists imprisoned in Ethiopia under a highly Draconian terrorist law applied most effectively to silence or worse. Arrested include 2 Swedish journalists arrested in the Ogaden covering the rebellion there but then detained/convicted under the terrorism law. -MORE-
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/ethiopia-is-worst-for-journalists/51585Image

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Blog Report: CHINA’S NEW HUMAN RIGHTS HEADACHE, By Ambassador Mo
Blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng escaped from “house detention” after 7 years and promptly made his way hundreds of miles away to the US embassy in Beijing. He then promptly appeared on internet video issuing a plea to China’s leaders not to retaliate against his family ( including wife Yuan Weijing), as apparently has been the pattern in the past.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/chinas-new-human-rights-headache/51277Image