ETHIOPIA / Detained April 25, 2014
Asemamaw Hailegiorgis has been set free on July 8, 2015!
Asemamaw Hailegiorgis, a journalist with information technology background, was arrested on April 25, 2014. He faced terrorism charges along with other Zone 9 bloggers and journalists who aim to spread awareness of human rights violations. Hailegiorgis worked for Addis Guday magazine for seven years and finished as a managing editor. He also organized his own radio program about IT on Addis Ababa city FM radio station.