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Opposition: More Than 40 Killed in Ethiopia Protests

Opposition leaders in central Ethiopia said security forces have killed more than 40 people in recent weeks, amid protests against a government development plan. Demonstrators began holding rallies late last month over a plan to expand the city limits of Addis Ababa, the capital. Critics in Ethiopia's Oromia region said the plan would displace local farmers and rob the area of its autonomy. Oromo Federalist Congress leader Bekele Nega told VOA's Horn of Africa service the...

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