Ethiopia’s top prosecutor said Monday that charges against 528 prisoners detained in connection with anti-government protests would
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Earlier this month, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans to release political prisoners in a surprise
Changes include an internet shutdown to convictions of journalists and opposition members
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