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Ethiopia state of emergency and Angela Merkel's visit [The Morning Call]

Ethiopia state of emergency and Angela Merkel's visit [The Morning Call]

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One of Africa’s best performing economies, Ethiopia, declared a state of emergency in an attempt to fight off widespread protests that have always turned catastrophic to those demanding greater freedoms in the country. The protests, analysts say are the results of an accumulation of years of frustration from ethnic groups who say they have been marginalised by the government. While residents reported internet has been blocked in various parts of the country Human Rights Watch has reported at least 500 people have been killed in the protests over the past year.

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