A measure imposed in October 2016 following deadly protests largely in the Oromia region. Upon its initial expiration, the parliament in April 2017 voted to extend the state of emergency by four more months. But it was not long before a fresh security crisis kicked. In between this is a seeming bubbling of anti-government protests especially across the Oromia region. A security crisis in universities across the country has also led to the deployment of federal forces across campuses.
Source: Ethiopian News January 03, 2018 03:00 UTC