Ephram Beyene, Editor of Ethio-Mihdar

Three Ethiopian Journalists Injured in Car Accident

By Betre Yacob Three Ethiopian journalists working for an independent Newspaper, Ethio-Mihdar, experienced a vehicle accident on Wednesday, October 30, in Hawassa, a town in the southern part of Ethiopia.  The accident left Ephram Beyene, [...]
The Heroic Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega

The Heroic Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega

By Betre Yacob. Ethiopian prominent Journalist and blogger Eskinder Naga is one of those who have been arrested, interrogated, and threatened in Ethiopia, for exercising freedom of expression. He is currently serving his jail sentence in Kality, [...]
Freedom Of Speech Is Dead In 21st Century America

Freedom Of Speech Is Dead In 21st Century America

    By Catherine Haig.   Before this huge backlash of White American Guilt I had not idea who either of these two people were. Of course most of the stay at home moms and dads who watch the Food Network for entertainment and learning [...]
Is Speech in the U.S. Still Free?

Is Speech in the US Still Free?

By Daniella Augenstein. U.S. Citizens and non-citizens alike often take the First Amendment for granted. We do not always think about it; but when we do, most of us believe that it will always be there. We act on that assumption every day. We [...]