After several years of unrest in Ethiopia and hundreds killed, Hailemariam Desalegn resigned as prime minister to make way for reform, but left behind a questionable human rights record. He meets DW's Conflict Zone.
Ethiopian diaspora groups are calling for global protests today. The diaspora has a significant influence on politics in Ethiopia — but is divided over support for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Having resigned after several years of unrest in Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn left behind a questionable human rights record. He tells DW's Conflict Zone he began reforms and wasn't aware of secret prisons.
Ethiopian prime-minister Abiy Ahmed was once awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for ending a war and raising hopes of democratic change. These hopes are being dashed by his heavy-handed response to anti-government protests.
As poverty soars in Lebanon, demonstrators defied the coronavirus lockdown to protest the corruption and mismanagement that has shattered the economy. What hope is there that the government can deliver real reform?
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