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CAJ calls out Ethiopian Authorities over Arrest of French journalist

The Congress of African Journalists (CAJ) has called out the Government of Ethiopia  to release French journalist Antoine Galindo with immediate effect.

The journalist was unfairly arrested and detained on Thursday, 22 February according to reports.

Antoine Galindo works for African Intelligence, a news portal based in Paris. Security officials in plain clothes acosted and detained the journalist in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa.

Giving voice to the journalist’s arrest the International President of the Congress of African Journalists (CAJ), Mr. Michael Adeboboye said: “the arrest is condemnable and urged for the immediate release of the journalist. Arresting a journalist for carrying out his duties as a journalist must be resisted”

According to Galimdo’s lawyer, he was detained
at the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel whil