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Ethiopians Openly Turn Against US & UK-Backed TPLF’s Land Seizures; Ermias’s Testimony, Many Others

13 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Hilary Matfess*, Foreign Policy; See Comments

Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.

“Yehun and Miriam have little hope for the future. We didn’t do anything and they destroyed our house,” Miriam told me. “We are appealing to the mayor but there have been no answers. The government does not know where we live now, so it is not possible for them to compensate us even if they wanted.”
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