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Who Is Journalist Abebe Gellaw?


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Abebe Gellaw is a banished Ethiopian writer and human rights, lobbyist. In an administration crackdown on columnists and opportunity of articulation, Ethiopia's high court accused him of fear-based oppression in November 2011. Gellaw, alongside four other Ethiopian writers estranged abroad, was charged in absentia. He is the main Ethiopian columnist to win the esteemed Knight Fellowship, just as the Yahoo! Worldwide Fellowship. From 1996 to 1998, Gellaw was a senior correspondent and feature writer for the Ethiopian Herald, the main English every day in the nation, after which he was ousted to the U.K. Gellaw then worked in London as a radio maker and telecaster for Health Africa. From 2000 to 2004, he was overseeing manager of New Vision, a UK-based displaced person e-diary. Since 2005, he has been a standard donor and feature writer for real Ethiopian online news sources. He established Addis Voice, a web stage that scattered news that had been edited by the Ethiopian government. He additionally made Addis Multimedia Proxy Toolbar, an online instrument that bypassed government control. Gellaw is the beneficiary of various honors for his work in news coverage. His commentaries, articles, and meetings have showed up in numerous distributions, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Guardian, The Far East Review, the Stanford Report, and Global Integrity's "The Corruption Notebooks 2008," a book that centers around defilement and maltreatment of intensity, composed by driving columnists around the globe. Today Gellaw lives in Washington, D.C. what's more, is the official chief of Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) and hosts an ordinary syndicated program on the station. You can locate his present editorial and works on his web-based life pages.

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