Journalists of Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) has returned to Ethiopia after 20 years of exile in the United States of America.
Hirut Kassahun (PhD), Culture and Tourism minister of Ethiopia and other government officials welcomed the journalists on arrival today at Bole international airport in the capital.
Sisay Agena, Abebe Gelawu, MEssay Mekonnen, Engidu Wolde, Wondimagegn Gashu, are some of the journalists returned home today.
Relatives of fans and supporters of ESAt journalists were also attending the welcoming ceremony at the airport compound.
The journalists are very excited about their return to their home country and express their commitment to continue working hard to support the reform in the nation.
ESAT is powered by a broad-based collective of exiled journalists, human rights advocates, civil society leaders and members in the Diaspora deeply committed to the principles of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
ESAT was established on April 24, 2010, by a group of leading exiled journalists, most of whom were jailed, tortured or forced into exile.