Started Dec 06, 2016 06:00PM UTC   •   Closed May 01, 2017 05:00PM UTC (1 year ago)

Will Ethiopia be under a state of emergency as of 1 May 2017?

In response to more than a year of protests, Ethiopia declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency on 8 October 2016 (Al Jazeera).

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This question was closed as "yes, nationwide" with an end date of 1 May 2017. In March 2017, the Ethiopian Parliament extended the nationwide state of emergency by 4 months (Africa News, Aljazeera, Washington Post ).

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