ETHIOPIA / Detained April 25, 2014
Tesfalem Weldeyes has been set free on July 8, 2015!
Tesfalem Weldeyes, a journalist who worked as a freelancer for Addis Standard and many other Ethiopian media, was arrested on April 25, 2014. He was charged with terrorism alongside a number of Zone 9 bloggers and journalists who aim to spread awareness of human rights violations. After 439 days of imprisonment, Weldeyes was freed.