Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Three journalists and six members of the group Zone 9 were arrested and charged last year under Ethiopia’s sweeping anti-terrorism law. The nation ranks second on the African continent – behind neighboring Eritrea – on the Committee to Protect Journalists list of those most likely to jail reporters. We get an update on the case as it moves to trial from one of Zone 9’s founders and find out what they expect moving forward.
- Soliyana Shimeles Blogger, Zone9
Listen: Soundbites from Ethiopia
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