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Sen Leahy statement on recent events in Ethiopia

30 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
Press release

MR. LEAHY. Mr. President, I want to bring the Senate’s attention to the Ethiopian government’s brutal crackdown on protestors over the past nine months. According to Human Rights Watch, more than 500 people have been killed by Ethiopian security forces in anti-government demonstrations since November 2015, including over 100 gunned down in early August of this year alone.
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