Breaking news: Protestors call for the release of political prisoners

January 19th, 2007 Print Print Email Email

January 19 (EZ):. Crowd of young people celebrating the Holy Epiphany denounced EPRDF’s rule. The protestors shouted slogans, which called for the release of Kinijit leaders and other political prisoners in front of the palace. A few demonstrators were heard chanting, “Woyane is thief!” as palace guards watch them alertly.

The celebrations were low key this year with thousands of people preferring to stay at home, opposing the political partisanship of the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

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