Saturday, January 21, 2006

AP correspondent Anthony Mitchell asked to leave Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Ministry of Information announced Saturday it was decided that the Associated Press correspondent in Ethiopia leave the country in 24 hours for "tarnishing the image of the nation, repeatedly contravening journalism ethics."

In an official statement, the Press License and Control Department with the ministry said it was decided that AP correspondent Anthony Mitchell be expelled from the country for "disseminating information far from the truth about Ethiopia." Full story (Xinhua) Jan 21, 2006.


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