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November 12, 2015 opened a new chapter in the political space of Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation experienced anti-government protests by minority groups protesting political marginalization on one end. Also embedded in the protests was an opposition to the decision of government to develop land around the capital Addis Ababa. Last year’s protests started in the Oromia region. The attendant security clampdown shot Ethiopia into the global political and human rights limelight. Africanews presents a timeline of events since the protests kicked off. displayAdvert("mpu_3") November 2015 The first protests started in the Oromia region. Serious security crackdown was also reported. Rights groups cited the stifling of freedom of expression and public assembly. READ MORE The boundary crisis behind Ethiopia’s protest January 2016 Calls for restraint on the part of the foreign governments and rights groups. June 2016 Human Rights Watch (HRW) presents report on the November protest and attendant clampdown. Amnesty disclosed concerns and rallied global action and condemnation of the situation. The United Nations was not left out. Among other findings: Over 400 people were killed, 1000s were arrested by security forces. The 61-page report interviewed over 125 protesters, bystanders and victims of abuse. HRW asked the government to support and independent" />
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"The peace process will continue until the government responds to our request," a message from the Saints

November 12, 2015 opened a new chapter in the political space of Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation experienced anti-government protests by minority groups protesting political marginalization on one end. Also embedded in the protests was an opposition to the decision of government to develop land around the capital Addis Ababa. Last year’s protests started in the Oromia region. The attendant security clampdown shot Ethiopia into the global political and human rights limelight. Africanews presents a timeline of events since the protests kicked off. displayAdvert("mpu_3") November 2015 The first protests started in the Oromia region. Serious security crackdown was also reported. Rights groups cited the stifling of freedom of expression and public assembly. READ MORE The boundary crisis behind Ethiopia’s protest January 2016 Calls for restraint on the part of the foreign governments and rights groups. June 2016 Human Rights Watch (HRW) presents report on the November protest and attendant clampdown. Amnesty disclosed concerns and rallied global action and condemnation of the situation. The United Nations was not left out. Among other findings: Over 400 people were killed, 1000s were arrested by security forces. The 61-page report interviewed over 125 protesters, bystanders and victims of abuse. HRW asked the government to support and independent
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