Laura Freschi

Laura Freschi is Associate Director of the Development Research Institute at New York University and a blogger for Aid Watch.

  • Why Are We Supporting Repression in Ethiopia?

    November 15, 2010

    Foreign aid observers have often worried that Western aid to Africa is propping up autocratic regimes. Yet seldom has such a direct link from aid to political repression been demonstrated as in “Development without Freedom,” an extensively documented new report on Ethiopia by Human Rights Watch.