Amnesty warns against ‘brutal crackdown’ on protesters

Anti-terror rhetoric by Ethiopia’s government could escalate into a brutal crackdown on protesters, human rights group Amnesty International has warned.

A plan to expand the capital’s administrative control into the Oromia region has sparked deadly protests.

The government has accused Oromo protesters of links with terror groups and trying to start a revolution.

Amnesty says the claims aim to justify repression of those protesting against feared land seizures.

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