Posted by: APO | 13 October 2016

On Ethiopia’s Declared State of Emergency

By John Kirby, Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs: The United States takes note of the Government of Ethiopia’s October 8 declaration of a State of Emergency in response to recent protests and violence in the Oromia and Amhara regions. We are troubled by the potential impact of the decision to authorize detention without a warrant and to further limit freedom… Read more on


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