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Feyisa Lelisa of Ethiopia will not lose Olympics silver over OromoProtests gesture

Ethiopia's Olympic marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa will not lose his silver medal despite making a political protest as he finished the race on Sunday. He

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EBC Criticized for Censoring Feyisa Lelisa’s Finishing Line Marathon

Ethiopia’s state-owned TV network has refused to broadcast footage of one of its most successful Olympic athletes crossing the finishing line or receiving his medal

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U.S. state department issues travel alert over Ethiopia protests

The U.S. State Department issued a travel alert for Ethiopia on Friday over anti-government protests, some of which have involved violence. "Protests are likely to continue,

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Oromia Protest And OPDO At A Crossroad

Less than a year after the Oromo People’s Democratic Party (OPDO), part of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), celebrated its 25th founding

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Political Parties Hold Urgent Meeting On Current Issues

Political Parties' Joint Council had an urgent meeting yesterday. During the meeting, the council highlighted that public should present any complaint by the Constitution. Meanwhile, saying

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No change despite massive protests in Ethiopia

An analyst has warned that a much needed change may not come in Ethiopia despite massive protests in many parts of the country that have

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Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum Against The Government's Action

In a press conference given by officials Of the Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum (MEDREK) an opposing political party, government was asked to address the

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Violence Wracks Ethiopia  But Nothing Expected To Change

Violent protests have shaken Ethiopia in the last month. More than 50 people have died, most of them shot dead by security forces. In contrast

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Turning angers into useful outcomes

It has been more than ten days since my article entitled “The Necessity of Cultural Reform: Working with time, not against” has been posted on

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Ethiopia dismisses UN’s demand to allow international observers to investigate killing of protesters

Ethopia has dismissed a plea from the United Nations that it allow international observers to investigate the killing of protesters by security forces during a

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Ethiopia struggles to come to terms after a deadly weekend

The videos trickled out slowly on social media — slowly, because those posting them had to use special software to get around what seemed to

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Oromo protests: US should stop enabling Ethiopia

Ethiopia is facing a crisis of unprecedented magnitude, yet its government and Western enablers refuse to acknowledge and recognize the depth of the crisis. The nationwide

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