US Oromos Protest Singer Hachalu’s Death

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Nearly two weeks after the slaying of a popular singer in Ethiopia, thousands took to the streets in diaspora communities in the United States and elsewhere to mourn his death and peacefully protest against the government in Addis Ababa. In downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, home to the largest U.S. population of ethnic Oromo, a crowd of Read More

4 Killed in Protests Calling for Mali’s President to Resign

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BAMAKO – Mali’s president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has dissolved the country’s constitutional court, after four people were killed in street protests over the weekend. Additionally, Keita said Sunday he would follow ECOWAS recommendations to re-run some contested legislative elections held in March. Opposition leaders said that Keita’s concessions, including dissolving the constitutional court, was not Read More

Majlis Podcast: Media Freedom And The Coronavirus In Tajikistan

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In March and April, while countries around the world were just starting to realize the massive problems they were facing due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, authorities in Tajikistan claimed there were no cases in the country and urged people to go about their daily lives as usual. The government even helped to arrange Read More