Ethiopia arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed addresses a news conference in his office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia August 25, 2018. REUTERS/Kumera Gemechu/File Photo

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration launched a crackdown this week on senior security officials suspected of human rights abuses and corruption. Also on Thursday, state-affiliated television Fana Broadcasting said police had arrested the head of the security division […]

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