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Ethiopia Protest Deaths Rise to 67, Police Make 170 Arrests

  • Ethnic and religious violence breaks out in Oromia region
  • Conflict with a critic tests Nobel laureate prime minister
Supporters of Jawar Mohammed, a member of the Oromo ethnic group who has been a public critic of Abiy, gather outside his home in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa on Oct. 24.
Supporters of Jawar Mohammed, a member of the Oromo ethnic group who has been a public critic of Abiy, gather outside his home in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa on Oct. 24.Photographer: Stringer/AFP via Getty Images
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More than 170 people were arrested in Ethiopia after days of protests that resulted in 67 deaths, according to Amnesty International.