Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ethiopia opposition leaders call for new elections

“Two opposition members have been shot to death and six others wounded by bullets from security officials since Saturday as part of a widening crackdown,” Merara said. Communications Minister Bereket Simon told reporters in the capital, Addis Ababa, that one of those killed, in the central town of Ginchi, died after opposition supporters tried to storm a polling station to steal a ballot box. He declined to comment on claims that opposition members are being targeted. Read more…

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