German Chancellor says Ethiopia must allow protests, urges proportionate response

 

ADDIS ABABA, Oct 11 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said during a visit to the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday that protests there must be allowed and the police response should be proportionate.

She also said opposition groups should be included in the political process.

Ethiopia has been hit by a wave of protests over land and political rights for more than a year, in which rights groups and the opposition say police have used excessive force.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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Author: mr☻n Ta Αβραάμ

Long live Ethiopia “When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right." victor Hugo

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