Ethiopian Journalist Jailed

With his University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication colleagues Gabriela Martinez and Dan Morrison, along with their students Michelle Goris and Max Brown, Peter Laufer produced this brief video at UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day in San José, Costa Rica, about the plight of Reeyot Alemu.  The Ethiopian journalist — imprisoned for writing commentaries critical of the government — was awarded the 2013 UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Day Prize.

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