Interview with Reeyot Alemu Reeyot Alemu is an Ethiopian announcer who served a 5-year bastille book afterward an arbitrary balloon in which anti-terrorism laws were acclimated to blackout her writing. She won the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize in 2013. lemu was built-in 1980. She was a top academy abecedary until 2000, if she started alive as a columnist for several bounded newspapers including the absolute account bi-weekly Feteh. In 2010, she founded her own publishing abode and became the editor in arch of her own account annual alleged Change, both of which were closed. Alemu's online writing covered amusing and political diplomacy as able-bodied as abjection and gender issues. In June 2011, she was arrested by Ethiopian authorities on accuse of terrorism, for which she was bedevilled and bedevilled to 14 years of imprisonment and a accomplished of 33,000 birrs (USD 1,850). In August 2012, an appeals cloister afterwards bargain the 14-year bastille book to 5 years and alone a lot of of the agitation accuse adjoin her. She was confined a five-year appellation at Kaliti Prison. Reeyot was appear on July 9, 2015 afterwards confined four years.