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Rights group warns Ethiopia’s government against “brutal crackdown on protesters”

Anti-terror rhetoric by Ethiopia’s government could escalate into a brutal crackdown on protesters, human rights group Amnesty International has warned. A plan to expand the capital’s administrative control into the Oromia region has sparked deadly protests. The government has accused Oromo protestors of links with terrorist groups and trying to …

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Several Killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Protests – VOA

Oromia region is one of Ethiopia’s nine ethnically-based states and holds the largest population at more than 27 million. By Dan Joseph, Salem Solomon | Clashes between police and protesters in Ethiopia’s Oromia region have left several people dead, according to officials and regional opposition leaders. Oromia has seen three …

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