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Orthodox Ethiopians Complain of Persecution

Sporadic ethnic tensions are sending the country into a spiral of violence that is leaving churches and worshippers subject to property damage and murder.

“Rising tensions between the orthodox leadership and Abiy’s administration risk introducing a new element of instability in a country grappling with ethnic violence ahead of elections next year.”

BY ROBBIE COREY-BOULET | AFP

Orthodox Christian leaders in Ethiopia on Friday denounced what they described as a surge in violence that has seen dozens of churches burned to the ground. Continue reading Orthodox Ethiopians Complain of Persecution