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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian PM

Wed 30 Oct 2019

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Dr Abiy Ahmed is a fitting recognition of his efforts to promote peaceful relations, not only between Ethiopia and Eritrea but also between different ethnic groups within Ethiopia. Unfortunately, however, the occasion has been marred by reports of indiscriminate and dehumanising violence being used by Ethiopian army units against their fellow citizens in the Omo Valley. Click here to read an opinion piece on this subject by Dr Jed Stevenson and Dr Felix GIrke that appeared in The Guardian on 21 October 2019.

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