Oduu Haaraya

Why Are Students in Ethiopia Protesting Against a Capital City Expansion Plan?

Over the past two weeks, students in Ethiopia’s largest regional state, Oromia, have been protesting against a government plan to expand the area of the capital, Addis Ababa, into Oromia. Reports suggest security forces used violenceincluding live ammunition to disperse crowds of peaceful demonstrators in the compounds of universities in OromiaRead More

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