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Using Courts to Crush Dissent in Ethiopia

10 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Felix Horne, Human Rights Watch
 

For the past six months, thousands of people have taken to the streets in Ethiopia’s largest region, Oromia, to protest alleged abuses by their government. The protests, unprecedented in recent years, have seen Ethiopia’s security forces use lethal force against largely peaceful protesters, killing hundreds and arresting tens of thousands more.
Protesters in Oromia region, Ethiopia.
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