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Ethiopian Diaspora Raises Over $100K to Help Protesting Olympic Athlete

Ethiopian distance runner Feyisa Lilesa, a silver medal winner at the Rio Olympics, made headlines around the world when he crossed his wrists above his head, making a symbol that has become the rallying cry for protests in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. That political gesture put the runner at grave personal risk, and now some in the Ethiopian diaspora want to help him. Solomon Ungashe of California is one of the three people who co-sponsored a gofundme account for the runner....

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