FREEDOM STATUS in Ethiopia 2017 is NOT FREE

Freedom in the World 2017 Freedom House Freedom in the World Scores Aggregate Score12/10012/10012/10012/100 (0=Least Free, 100=Most Free) Freedom Rating: 6.5/7 7/77/77/77/7Political Rights 6/76/76/76/7Civil Liberties (1=Most Free, 7=Least Free) Trend Arrow: Ethiopia received a downward trend arrow due to the security forces’ disproportionate and often violent response to massive, primarily peaceful antigovernment protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions, as well as an emergency declaration […] Continue reading →