Journalist Meaza Mohammed was taken from her home in the Nifas Silk neighborhood of Addis Ababa this morning, according to her husband Robel Gebeyehu, who Addis Standard said: “They weren’t wearing uniforms but they showed it her IDs. “
Journalist Meaza is co-founder of online media company Roha Media and previously worked at Abbay Media. Robel said she was on her way to work when confronted by the men who kidnapped her. “We don’t know where she was taken,” he said. According to her husband, the police did not ransack her home or give any explanation of the reasons for her arrest.
This is the third arrest of online media journalists this week after Eyasped Tesfaye and Tamerat Negera of Ubuntu Media and Terara Network, respectively