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Groups Urge UN Human Rights Council Over Ethiopia Protests

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Dozens of rights groups have written to the U.N. Human Rights Council calling for an independent investigation into the killings of hundreds of protesters in Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia regions since November 2015.

By Elias Deseret | Associated Press,

More than a dozen rights groups have written to the U.N. Human Rights Council urging an immediate halt to “excessive” use of force by Ethiopian security forces.

The letter dated Thursday also calls for an independent investigation into the reported killings of hundreds of people in Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia states since November 2015 amid protests. Continue reading Groups Urge UN Human Rights Council Over Ethiopia Protests