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Lone Opposition Lawmaker Won't Run in Ethiopian Election

Ethiopia's sole opposition member of parliament said Wednesday that he would not run in the May election and his party would not field candidates because of state meddling in the party's leadership, casting a new shadow over the vote. Rights groups have criticized the government for stifling dissent in the media and detaining opponents in the run-up to the election. They have also accused the authorities of abuses in previous polls. The government has denied all the charges. In...

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