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Ethiopian Officials Hit Back at Olympic Athlete Planning London Marathon Protest

The Ethiopian Embassy in London has hit back at exiled Ethiopian athlete Feyisa Lilesa, who vowed to protest against his country’s government at the London

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Feyisa Lilesa Wins NYC Half Marathon, Continues Protest against Ethiopian Government

Feyisa Lilesa, who is now living in the United States following his performance at the Rio Olympics, won the United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday.

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Feyisa Lilesa’s New Life in Arizona (Photos)

The young boy was getting reacquainted with his father after an absence of six months and climbed on him as if he were a tree.

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Olympian Feyisa Lilesa Is Reuniting with His Ethiopian Family in U.S.

The family of Ethiopian runner and Rio Olympic silver medalist in marathon, Feyisa Lilesa, arrived in the United States today, Feyisa Lilesa told SB Nation. The

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Feyisa Lilesa: 'No regrets' over Rio Protest

Ethiopian athlete Feyisa Lilesa caught the world's attention when he raised his arms in solidarity with the Oromo people as he crossed the finishing line

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Internet freedom in Ethiopia is the fourth worst in the world

Ethiopia’s internet is among the least free in the world. According to a new index released by the nonprofit Freedom House, Ethiopia ranked ahead of

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Ethiopians who Fled over Land Rights now Face Eviction from Calais "Jungle"

Deep in the Calais "Jungle" migrant camp in northern France, hundreds of Oromo Ethiopians set up their own school. An Irish volunteer came to teach classes

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Statement from Feyisa Lilesa on Ethiopian prime minister’s comments

Washington, DC — I saw what the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told Foreign Policy website about my protest in Rio and subsequent trip to the United States. I was not

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PM Blames Olympic Protest on U.S. Based Dissenters

When Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa held his arms in an “X” as he crossed the finish line for a silver medal last month at the

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Ethiopia Athlete Feyisa Lilesa Live Interview with VOA

Ethiopia Athlete Feyisa Lilesa Live Interview with VOA

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Ethiopian Community of Minnesota Gives Warm Welcome for Feyisa Lilesa

The line outside the Minneapolis Convention Center auditorium Sunday afternoon was nearly a block long, with elders in suits and many women and children in

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