Last updated: 24 march, 2010 - 09:10 GMT

Political freedom in Ethiopia

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In the run up to Ethiopia's elections, scheduled for late May, the ruling party, the EPRDF, is waging a coordinated and sustained attack on political opponents, civil rights activists and the media.

That is the conclusion of a highly-critical report released this morning by the international campaign group, Human Rights Watch.

On the line to Nairobi, Network Africa's Fred Dove spoke to the group's Africa Director, Georgette Gagnon.

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