Ethiopia Oromo protestors today celebrating a victory that is unprecedented in African history: peacefully forcing the most powerful regime on the continent to set thousands of political opponents free. But what happens next?
The protest movement playing out in Ethiopia is one of the most consequential conflicts on the African continent – more than any other, it has the potential to upend US policy in the Horn of Africa. It could disrupt counterterrorism efforts in Somalia and reduce the number of peacekeeping troops in South Sudan. But alarmingly, it has barely registered in Washington policy discussions or in the American press. Continue reading Ethiopia: End Game?→
South Sudan is suffering a rise in hate speech and incitement to violence against certain ethnic groups which could result in mass atrocities if the government does not act, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Tuesday.