በኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ የሚዲያ እድገት እንዳይኖር እና እድገቱን በጊዜ ለማቀጨጭ ይቻለው ዘንድ ጋዜጠኞችን በተለያዩ ምክንያቶች በማንገላታት ከስራቸው ውጭ በማድረግ ላይ የሚገኘው የወያኔው መንግስት ዘንድሮም ሶስት ጋዜጠኞችን በአሸባሪነት ክስ አቅርቦባቸው ሁለቱ በእስር ላይ እንደሚገኙ መጠቆማችን የሚታወስ ነው እነዚህም ጋዜጠኞች ውብሸት ታዬ የአውራምባ ታይምስ ምክትል አዘጋጅ ፣ርእዮት አለሙ የፍትህ ጋዜጣ የአምድ ጸሃፊ እና ሶስተኛው ተከሳሽ ኤልያስ ክፍሌ በዋሽንግተን ዲሲ መሰረቱን ያደረገው የኢትዮጵያን ሪቪው ዋና አዘጋጅ ሲሆን አግባብነት የሌላቸው እና የአሸባሪነት ትርጉሙ ያልገባቸው የኢትዮጵያን መንግስት ባሳለፍነው ሳምንትም ሌሎች የውጭ አገር ዜጎችን ማለትም የስውዲን ጋዜጠኞችንም በአሸባሪነት በመክሰስ ፍርድቤት ማቅረቡ በውጭው አለም ዘንድ መሳቂያ እና መሳለቂያም ሊሆን ችሎአል ።
በአለም አቀፍ ዘንድ አሸባሪ የሚለውን ቃል የሚጠቀሙበት ከጦር መሳሪያ ጋር በተያያዘ መልኩ አጥፍቶ መጥፋት ሲያደርጉ ወይንም ሌሎችን ለጉዳት ሲጥሉ ሲሆን ይህም በከፍተኛ ደረጃ ላይ መንግስትን ብቻ ሳይሆን ሃገርንም ህዝብንም ለጉዳት እንደሚዳርግ ስለሚታመን አሸባሪነትን ለመከላከል ልዩ ዝግጅት ያደራሉ በዚህ የአሸባሪነት ሁኔታ በኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ የሚፈረጁት ግን እስክሪፕቶ ይዘው ያዩትን የሰሙትን ..በአቅራቢያው በመሄድ መረጃ በማሰባሰብ ለህዝብ ጆሮ እንዲደርስ የሚያደርጉትን የጋዜጠኝነት ሙያ ያላቸውን ሰዎች መሆኑ እጅግ አሳፋሪ እንደሆነ ተገልጾአል ባሳለፍናቸው አምስት አመታት ወስጥ ከ125 በላይ ጋዜጠኞች በተለያዩ አገራት የተሰደዱ ሲሆን በአሁን ሰአትም ብዙዎቹ አገራቸውን ጥለው በስደት አለም ላይ ከፍተኛ ችግር እና መከራን እየተላበሱ ይገኛሉ ይህም የሚሆነው የፍትህ እጦት በሌለባት አገር የመገናኛ ብዙሃን እንደማያገለገል በመንግስታቶች ስለታወጀ ሳይሆን አይቀርም ። የወያኔ መንግስት ለምንድን ነው ህዝብን በሰቆቃ ማኖር የሚፈልገው ? ለምንስ ጋዜጠኞችን ማሰር አስፈለገ ? ለምንስ የወያኔ መንግስት የቤተመንግስት በር እንደሌሎች የአፍሪካ አገሮች ለጋዜጠኞች ክፍት አላደረገም ?ለምን ለግል ሚዲያዎች ቦታ አይሰጥም ብለን እንኳን እራሳችንን ብንጠይቅ በውስጣቸው የሚሰራው ነገር እንደሚጋለጥባቸው ስለሚያውቁት ከማናቸውም ነገሮች ለመሸሽ የሚያስችላቸው ቀላሉ ዘዴ ጋዜጠኞችን ከጥቅም ውጭ ማድረግ አንዱ ሲሆን ሁለተናው የስራው ባለቤት የሆኑትን ከንግዱ ማህበረሰብ የህትመት እቃወጭን ጣራ በመስቀል ከንግዱ ማሰውጣት  መሆኑ ይታወቃል ።እናም ከዚህ በታች በተለያዩ ክሶች ተከሰው ከሃገር ውጭ ያሉ ጋዜጠኞችን ስም ዝርዝራቸውን እንዲህ አቅርበነዋል መልካም ቆይታ 
Jailed:
Two Ethiopian journalists – Wubeshet Taye, the deputy editor of the weekly Awramba Times, and Reyot Alemu, a columnist for the Amharic-language weekly Fitih – were also formally charged under Ethiopia’s anti-terrorism law in a separate case the same day. They are all facing the possibility of life imprisonment.
A third Ethiopian journalist, Elias Kifle, the editor of the Washington-based Ethiopian Review website, was charged in absentia with terrorism as the other two Ethiopians. He lives in the United States and is the only one of the five journalists who is not currently detained in Ethiopia.
Released on Bail:
Editor Haileyesus Worku and producer Abdulsemed Mohammed of the ruling EPRDF-controlled national broadcaster Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) from Kality Prison on bail of 5,000 birr (US$290) each.
See Attached PDF document which contains updates of exiled journalists.
At least 121 free press journalists and 50 government journalists are known to have been exiled in the last 4 years for fear of persecutions.
Below is list of journalists victimized after the May 2005 elections:

 which contains updates of exiled journalists.
At least 121 free press journalists and 50 government journalists are known to have been exiled in the last 4 years for fear of persecutions.
1 Eshetu Geletu Ethiopian radio

2 Eyader Addis Ethiopian radio
3 Daniel Amare Ethiopian radio
4 Tigst Asfaw FM97 1 radio
5 Selome Desta FM97 1 radio
6 Nigussei Kibru Ethiopian news agency(ENA)
7 Worku Chala ENA
8 Teshager Shiferaw ENA
9 Sileshi Tessema ENA
10 Eliyas Amare Ethiopian tv(ETV)
11 Ashenafi Berihun ETV
12 Abnet Bekele ETV
13 Zelalem Gudeta ETV
14 Fikadu Damte ETV
15 Bereket Teklu ETV
16 Habtamu Bogale ETV
17 Samuel Fikre ETV
18 Endale Zewde ETV
19 Genet Abebe ETV freelancer
20 Hailegebriel Endashaw Ethiopian Press Agency(EPA)
21 Berhanu Assefa EPA
22 Tsige Gebreamlak EPA
23 Abebech Wolde EPA
24 Letekidan EPA
25 Daniel Mekonnen EPA
26 Zenebe Wella EPA
27 Gashaw Melese EPA
28 Kersima Musien EPA
29 Matha Hailu EPA
30 Melaku Adela EPA
31 Hassen Ousman EPA
32 Eskinder EPA
33 Getachew Shiferaw EPA
34 Solomon Getachew EPA
35 Yalew Aklilu EPA
36 Tewodros Atlaw EPA
37 Eskinder Merhatsaedik
38 Journalist Tesfaye defected
39 Martha Beley
40 Abebe Feleke
41 Tesfahun Demissie Dargie
42 Dereje Tedla Ethiopian Press Agency
43 Million Balkachew Erthiopian News Agency
44 Mesfine Masresha Erthiopian News Agency
45 Yohanns Alemayehu Radio Fana
46 Anteneh Zewdie Ethiopia Radio
47 Tamiru weldemichael Ethiopian Press Agency
48 Hirut Gebreamlak Ethiopian Television
49 Nebiat Gebissa Ethiopia radio and television Agency (ERTA)

see Below is list of journalists victimized after the May 2005 elections:
No Full name Media name Country Remark
1 Nebiyou Eyassu  Afrika Kend USA Resettled
2 Metsafe Sirak  Muday USA (passed away)
3 Mulugeta Lule   Tobia USA Resettled
4 Elias Wondimu Moged USA Resettled
5 Nayk Kassaye  Beza USA Resettled
6 Nega Tariku  Kiyit USA Resettled
7 Aklilu Tadesse  Maebel USA Resettled
8 Andualem Mohamed  Kiyit USA Resettled
9 Fisseha Tadesse  Tarik USA On process
10 Dawit Kebede  Weyessa Fiameta USA Resettled
11 Moges Kebede  USA Resettled
12 Dereje Degefa  USA Resettled
13 Abiy Afework Tequami/Fetash Australia Resettled
14 Messele Haddis  Aimiro USA Resettled
15
16 Tedbabe Tillahun  Aimiro USA Resettled
17 Nigusse Ayele  Lucy USA Resettled
18 Dereje Desta  Reporter USA Resettled
19 Gamachu Melka  Urji Canada Resettled
20 Seifu Mekonnen  Mebreq Canada Resettled
21 Moges Meskelu  Ethiop Canada Resettled
22 Habtamu Kebede  Fiameta Canada Resettled
23 Fresew Feleke Canada Resettled
24 Dawit Demissie  Tikur Dem Canada Resettled
25 Bruk Kebede  Fiameta Canada Resettled
26 Atkilit Assefa   Feleg Canada Resettled
27 Yohanes Assegid  Goh Netherlands Resettled
28 Kefale Mammo  Ruh Netherlands Resettled
29 Kibret Mekonnen  Aimiro Netherlands Resettled
30 Kinfu Assefa  Moged Netherlands Resettled
31 Tefera Asmare  Ethiopis Netherlands (Passed away)
32 Yoseph Yetemgeta  Mahlet Netherlands Resettled
33 Tewodros Haddis  Aimiro/Moged Netherlands Case
34 Sisay Gebrelul  Admas Netherlands Accepted
35 Temesgen Afework  USA Resettled
36 Asrat Damtew  Muday Germany Resettled
37 Girma Endrias  ZenaAdmas/Ruhama/
/Referens/Ethiop
Norway Resettled
38 Dereje Birru  Tequami Norway Resettled
39 Biniam Tadesse  Agere England Resettled
40 Abebe Gelaw  Express/Habesha England/USA Resettled
41 Melaku Tsegaye  Muday/Ethiopis Canada Resettled42 Kassahun Seboka  Tomar Australia Resettled
43 Tilahun Asrat  Hilina Egypt Unknown
44 Tewodros Haile Bekele  Maebel  USA Resettled
45 Sintayehu Birro  Tikuret Canada Resettled
46 Berehanu Liyew  Kiyet/Irkata Canada Resettled
47 Seleshi Tegegn  Gemoraw S.Africa (Passed away)
48 Lulu Kebede  Niqa Canada Resettled
49 Maeregu Muluneh  Zegabi Kenya Unknown
50 Wondwossen Melesse  Tarik/Kiyit Kenya Unknown
51 Yohanes Abebe  Goh USA Resettled
52 Anteneh Merid  Tobia Canada Resettled
53 Girma Degefa  Nazrawit USA Unknown
54 Yared Berhanu  Nazrawit Canada Unknown
55 Nega Getahun  Marathon Canada Resettled
56 Samson Sahele  Aimiro/Mogad South Africa Unknown
57 Getahun Bekele  Tarik South Africa Unknown
58 Akalu Atlaw  Agere USA Unknown
59 Kasahun Tadesse  Gennanaw USA Resettlement
60 Israel Seboka  Seyefe-Nebelebal Canada Resettled
61 Samson Siyum   Goh /Ethio-Time USA Unknown
62 Alemayehu Mahitemwork  Gennanaw (Addis) Unknown
63 Girmay Berhe  Reporter Norway Resettled
64 Abel  Fikregnoch USA Resettled
65 Tesfaye Deressa  Urji Canada Resettled
66 Garuma Bekele  Urji Canada Resettled
67 Solomon Namara  Urji Canada Resettled
68 Wondwossen Teklu  Goh Kenya Under UNHCR
69 Yidnekachew Chane  Maebel Canada Resettled
70 Abebe Bazezew  Kibrit Sudan Unknown
71 Abreham Belay  Kibrit Kenya Unknown
72 Abera Wogi  Maebel USA Resettled
73 Azmeraye Daniel  Kibrit Australia Resettled
74 Zerihun Damtew  Fetash USA Resettled
75 Kedria Hussein  Fiameta UK Resettled
76 Yared Kinfe  Nigat Sweden Resettled
77 Zelalem Gebre Minelik USA Resettled
78 Kifle Mulat)  ZenaAdmas/Lisane
Hizb (EFJA)
USA Resettled
79 Tamiru Geda  (EFJA) UK Unknown
80 Feseha Alemu  Tarik USA Resettled
81 Elias Lemma  Maebel Kenya Under UNHCR
82 Kasahun Lemma  Zegabi USA Resettled
83 Kedushabt Belachew  Lisan-Hizb Australia Resettled
84 Habtamu Assefa  EFJA Executive USA Resettled
85 Tamrat Serbessa Askual Yemen Under UNHCR
86 Daniel Gezahgn  Moged Yemen Under UNHCR
87 Henok Alemayehu  Medina USA Resettled
88 Befikadu Moreda  Tomar USA Resettled
89 Sileshi Woldeyes  Tomar/ Ze- Press UK Resettled90 Abebe Demeke  Abay/Kibrit/ Norway Resettled
91 Abera Lemma  Aimiro Norway R
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