Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:44AM
Scores of people were killed across Ethiopia’s Oromia and Amhara regions as security forces brutally suppressed a new wave of anti-government protests. (File photo)
Scores of people were killed across Ethiopia’s Oromia and Amhara regions as security forces brutally suppressed a new wave of anti-government protests. (File photo)
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The latest Ethiopian assault that has left scores of people dead underlines the government’s utter contempt for human rights and the rule of law, encouraging a politics of fear.

What has prompted the latest crisis in the east African country?