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Spiegel.de: A Country on the Brink Ethiopia Sinks Deeper into Sectarian Conflict

Posted by: Berhane Habtemariam

Date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed promised democracy and a new beginning for his country -- and received the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his initial efforts. It has been all downhill from there, however, and he is increasingly turning to authoritarian methods.
 
By Fritz Schaap in Shashemene
Pro-government fighters in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray.

Pro-government fighters in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray.

Foto: 

Eduardo Soteras / AFP

 
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed receiving the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize
 

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed receiving the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Foto: Erik Valestrand / Getty Images
 

A street scene in the southern Ethiopian town of Shashemene.

Foto: Christian Werner / DER SPIEGEL
 
"If we deny our youth justice, they will reject peace."

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during his speech in acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019.

 
"The war is a gift from God."

Falma, an activist from Oromia


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