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Seven things banned under Ethiopia’s state of emergency

Ethiopia’s government has declared a six-month state of emergency in the face of an unprecedented wave of violent protests. Activists in the country’s Oromia region have been holding demonstrations since last November, and protesters...

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Ethiopia denies ‘extreme’ police violence at protests

PM Hailemariam’s comments come as Germany’s Merkel visits troubled country and urges an opening of political space Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Tuesday that police had not used extreme violence against protesters...