Ethiopia ‘detains 1,600’ under state of emergency – BBC News

The Ethiopian authorities have detained more than 1,600 people under the state of emergency, a government minister has told the BBC.A statement, quoted by state-affiliated FBC website, lists arrests in the Oromia and Amhara regions, which have recently seen massive demonstrations. This is in addition to Monday’s arrests of 1,000 people near the capital. (Read More)