Amnesty Accuses Ethiopia Govt of Opposition Crackdown

Ethiopian authorities appear to be intensifying the stifling of dissenting political views ahead of the general elections in August, as Amnesty International reports that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front were arrested over the past few days from different parts of Oromia Regional State.

More than a million Ethiopians were forced from their homes by violence in 2018 and 2019. Most of them were displaced from the Amhara, Somali, Oromia, and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's (SNNP) regions.

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