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Ethiopia’s Tigray Region Defies Government Ban on Election

  • Vote is latest challenge to prime minister’s reform agenda
  • Ethiopia’s parliament has warned it won’t recognise results
A party campaign board in Mekele, in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, on Sept. 6.
A party campaign board in Mekele, in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, on Sept. 6.Photographer: Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images
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Ethiopia’s Tigray region defied a government ban on a parliamentary vote, ratcheting up tensions with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration.