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Ethiopia: Eight injured in protest demonstration in Afar region

ESAT News (October 17, 2018) Special forces of the Afar region in Northern Ethiopia have shot and wounded eight people in a demonstration that was called to denounce the regional government for failing to respond to public demand for development and respect for human rights. Residents who spoke to ESAT on the phone from Afar said demonstrations were held in ...

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Ethiopia: Tension in Addis Ababa as police bans demonstrations

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (September 19, 2018) The capital’s police department warns against any demonstration in Addis Ababa saying “some individuals” have called for a rally for tomorrow without permit from the city government. The statement from the Addis Ababa Police Commission says legal actions would be taken against those who would hold a demonstration tomorrow. Tension has been ...

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