Ethiopia Releases Opposition Figures as It Seeks End to War

Elvera Bartels

Ethiopian Key Minister Abiy Ahmed freed quite a few opposition figures from prison and pledged to open up dialogue with political opponents following fourteen months of war that has threatened to tear aside Africa’s next-most populous country.

The surprise amnesty, declared by Mr. Ahmed in a televised speech on Friday, arrived following days of a lull in battling with the rebellious area of Tigray. A governing administration offensive has resulted in the seize of swaths of territory and quite a few towns from the rebels since December.

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