Daily Archives: October 17, 2016


Ethiopia’s Deadly Protests Indicate Increasing Ethnic and Political Division

The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency after deadly protests sprung up across the nation. At least 500 people (rough figure due to conflicting reports) have been killed in anti-government protests which began over a land rights dispute in the southern Oromia region, later spreading to the Amhara region. Al-Jazeera reports that […]