Ethiopia arrested prominent opposition leader

Addis?Ababa?? Ethiopian authorities arrested Dr. Merera Gudina, a prominent scholar and chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). Dr Merera, who is seen in the picture flanked by Dr. Berhanu Nega and Olympic Silver Medalist Athlet Feyissa Lelissa,?was arrested?upon his return from Belgium, where he testified before the European Parliament about human rights abuses in Ethiopia. At the November 9, 2016 hearing, Dr. Merera testified alongside Dr. Berhanu Nega, an exiled opposition party leader, and athlete Feyisa Lilesa, whose solidarity gesture at the 2016 Rio Olympics raised the profile of…

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