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Ethiopia Rejects U.N., EU Calls to Investigate Deadly Protests

AP Editors Thursday, April 20, 2017

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister is rejecting requests by the United Nations and the European Union to investigate months of anti-government protests that left hundreds dead.

Hailemariam Desalegn spoke to local journalists a day after the state-affiliated Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said at least 669 people were killed during the protests that began in November 2015 and led to the country's current state of emergency. Most of the dead were civilians. ...

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