Somali MPs want to grill NISA director over security lapse
Rights groups condemned the sentences and the Committee to Protect Journalists said it showed Ethiopia was using an "iron fist" to crush critical reporting.
The Horn of Africa nation, a major recipient of Western aid, is fighting separatist rebel movements and armed groups it says are backed by arch-foe Eritrea.
But rights groups say Ethiopia, sandwiched between volatile Somalia and Sudan, regularly uses security concerns as an excuse to crack down on dissent and media freedoms.
The Addis Ababa government, a key ally in Washington
She got in trouble after vowing to put forward the controversial gender bill to the house for approval amid the public uproar about allegations of anti-Islam points in the law.