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Chapter : UN, AU, and Ethiopian Leaders on Violence and New Government : June 23 and 25, 2019
UN, AU, and Ethiopian Leaders on Violence and New Government : June 23 and 25, 2019
After months of pursuing political reforms, the government of Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed faced new challenges in the form of an attempted overthrow of regional leaders, the assassination of several senior officials, and fresh protests sparked by claims of opposition suppression. Despite the challenges, Ahmed pushed forward with planned changes, including the replacement of a long-dominant political coalition with a single political party meant to represent all of Ethiopia’s diverse ethnic groups.
New Leadership Promotes Reform but Fails to Quell Unrest
Ahmed took office in April 2018 following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. ...