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Runner Fears for Life After Showing Solidarity with Ethiopian Protesters

As Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia reached the finish line at the Rio Olympics marathon Sunday, he crossed his wrists above his head while clenching his fists, making a symbol that has become the rallying cry for protests across the Oromia regions in Ethiopia. Speaking to reporters after the race, Lilesa, who won the silver medal in the event, said he now fears for his life or might be thrown in jail if he returns to his home country. “If I go back to Ethiopia maybe they will kill me. If not...

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