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Ethiopian Opposition Hopes to Overcome Intimidation, Steep Odds

For the 2005 elections, Ethiopia’s government opened up the political arena. But when the united opposition received more votes than the ruling party expected, the government was accused of stealing back the elections and mass demonstrations against the final results turned violent. Now that there is a new prime minister, what do the opposition leaders from 10 years ago expect in the 2015 elections? During Ethiopia’s 2005 elections, political parties campaigned freely and held lively...

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