Now exiled in the US, human rights is the priority of dissident Ethiopian silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa
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Public protest by Ethiopian Olympics protester and silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa means potential danger
Government uses little restraint in repressing Ethiopian protesters as businesses with ties to state burned
Violence won’t stop protests led by explosion of Ethiopian youth population and popular discontent
In worsening threat to journalism, African social media outlets are under threat from overzealous governments
After winning medal in Rio, Ethiopian Olympian Feyisa Lilesa protest government repression
Ethiopian dictatorship has unleashed a new round of violence against protests by ethnic Oromo
To avoid the South Sudan scenario, a reliable working government in Mogadishu would likely evaporate the one clan dream in Somaliland and ensure the territorial integrity of Somalia.
Dictatorship is working overtime to muzzle Ethiopian media and the world has yet to take notice
Obama’s visit has highlighted plight of Ethiopian journalists fighting atmosphere of repression