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Protests and Killings Paralyse Ethiopia’s Oromia

Oromia defy the state of emergency, killings continue

The death toll in the restive Oromo region of Ethiopia rising after authorities gave security forces blanket orders to take “all necessary measures” against protesters.

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Across Ethiopia’s Oromia region, shops and markets are closed and transport paralysed as protesters begin the first of three days of a boycott called by activists.

In some places, public buses and minivans withdrew their services leaving many people stranded. Schools have also been affected. Continue reading Protests and Killings Paralyse Ethiopia’s Oromia