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Ethiopia Dismisses Human Rights Watch Report on Oromia Region

Ethiopian authorities have dismissed a 61-page report by Human Rights Watch that details the killings of more than 400 people over the past seven months in a crackdown on protests in the country's Oromia region. Government spokesman Getachew Reda told VOA Thursday an organization so far from the realities on the ground could not have issued an accurate account of the human rights situation in Oromia. The spokesperson said Ethiopia's national human rights commission issued its...

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