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Ethiopia under a state of emergency law finally wants change:             “People no longer agree to the old way in which this country has been governed”

28 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Journalist Elli-Alina Hillamo, Iltalehti*

Ethiopia got a new Prime Minister as a result of prolonged protests. It is hoped that he would be welcomed, but Merera Gudina, who has just been released from prison, it’s no time yet to be happy.

Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina’s home is hard to find. The streets of the outskirts of Addis Ababa are suspicious of people asking his whereabouts. “Are you to hurt him?” asks a young man at the junction of the sand dunes.
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