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.

Oromo protesters (file photo).

  • Ethiopia:   Parliament Ends State of Emergency

    allAfrica, 4 August 2017

    Ethiopia lifted the state of emergency first imposed in October 2016, according to Addis Standard. An emergency session by members of parliament was called to make the decision on… Read more »


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