Ethiopia Lifts State of Emergency
The emergency was first declared in October 2016 after a series of protests by the Oromo people, and extended by parliament for a further four months.
Al Jazeera, 5 August 2017
Ethiopia's government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests demanding wider political freedoms. Read more »
Addis Standard, 4 August 2017
Ethiopian members of parliament who are conducting an emergency session after having being called off summer recess have lifted the ten month old State of Emergency. Read more »
Oromo protesters (file photo).