Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—The Committee to Defend Journalists (CPJ) urged Tigrayan rebels to right away launch 5 journalists working for a neighborhood broadcaster in war-torn northern Ethiopia.
The Tigray Individuals’s Liberation Entrance (TPLF), which has been locked in a 20-month battle with Ethiopia’s authorities, regained management of Tigray in June 2021, overthrowing an interim administration established by federal authorities.
The 5 workers of Tigrai TV — a TPLF-linked channel — had been arrested in Could and June this yr, the CPJ stated Wednesday.
It cited a former senior supervisor on the broadcaster, in addition to a number of media studies and a supply acquainted with the matter.
Carry on studying: CPJ urges Tigray rebels to launch detained journalists