Top Ethiopian dissident Bekele Gerba freed from jail: state media

13 February 2018, 16:16 UTC

Top Ethiopian dissident Bekele Gerba was released from jail on Tuesday, state media reported, as anti-government protests by the country's largest ethnic group closed roads and businesses near the capital. The release of Bekele was a key demand of Oromos, the majority ethnic group, whose protests led to a national emergency being declared two ye ...

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