Ethiopia : Oromo Protests: Why Ethiopia's Largest Ethnic Group Is Demonstrating

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Oromo Protests: Why Ethiopia's Largest Ethnic Group Is Demonstrating


Since the Ethiopian government announced plans to expand the territory of the capital Addis Ababa in April 2014, the country’s largest region, Oromia, has been racked with protests that have led to hundreds of deaths ...


http://www.newsweek.com/oromo-protests-why-ethiopias-biggest-ethnic-group-demonstrating-430793


Oromo people mourn a suspected protester who was allegedly shot dead by Ethiopian security forces, Oromia region, Ethiopia, December 17, 2015. Oromos have been protesting against plans to expand the capital Addis Ababa since November 2015.ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER

Ethiopian Constitution


** The following English Translation of the Ethiopian Draft Constitution is an unofficial draft that has been released to enable members of the International community follow the discussions and forthcoming elections, pending publication of the official translation.


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We, the nations, nationalities and Peoples of Ethiopia: ...


http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Hornet/Ethiopian_Constitution.html


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The World’s Modern-Day Lepers: Women With Fistulas


ADDIS ABABA, EthiopiaONE of the worst things that can happen to a woman or girl around the world is a fistula, an internal injury caused by childbirth (or occasionally by rape) that leaves her incontinent, humiliated and sometimes stinking ...


http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/20/opinion/sunday/the-worlds-modern-day-lepers-women-with-fistulas.html?_r=1


A woman who was sexually assaulted underwent a fistula repair in 2008 at the Keyshero medical center in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo.CreditLynsey Addario


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Ethiopian Israelis protest after immigration plan axed


Jerusalem (AFP) - Hundreds of Ethiopian Israelis marched in Jerusalem on Sunday after the government cancelled plans to allow their relatives to emigrate from the African nation, calling the move discrimination ...


http://news.yahoo.com/ethiopian-israelis-protest-immigration-plan-axed-163420576.html


Israelis from the Ethiopian community hold up photographs of their relatives in front of Israel's Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on March 20, 2016 (AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana)


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