Seyoum Teshome who blogs at http://ethiothinkthank.com is reportedly arrested. “My attempts to reach him via his phone ended unsuccessfully,” said his close friend this afternoon.
Now it is confirmed that they arrested him at Woliso town, 110 km from the capital city Addis Ababa.
According to his close friend, Seyoum’s house was also searched by the police and he was taken to a local prison with his computer.
In the last 10 months Seyoum wrote more than 50 articles on his blog regarding current issues of Ethiopia.
Seyoum Teshome is a Lecturer at Ambo University Woliso Campus and head of Management Department. He was born in Arsi, Assela, 35 years ago and studied Management at Harameya University and MBA at Mekelle University.
His arrest might be related to his continues writing on the political atmosphere of Ethiopia and his strong critic on the government.