Ethiopia's Merera Gudina detained after trip to Europe

Ethiopia's Merera Gudina detained after trip to Europe
 

A prominent opposition leader in Ethiopia has been detained after he returned from Europe.
Merera Gudina had violated Ethiopia's state of emergency by having contact with "terrorist" and "anti-peace" groups, state-linked media reported.
Mr Merera criticised the state of emergency in an address to the European parliament on 9 November.
The government imposed it in October to end an unprecedented wave of protests against its 25-year rule.
More than 11,000 people have since been arrested.
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1 December 2016 in World News, Views: 28
Source: BBC
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