Ethiopian protesters may be leading Africa’s most promising and important nonviolent human rights campaign since the anti-apartheid struggle. Yet the United States has stood by as women and men have been hideously beaten by police, hundreds have been arrested, eight people have been killed, mosques have been raided by security forces, and twenty-nine Muslim leaders, including lawyers, professors, and businessmen, remain in jail.
Obama: Failing the African Spring?
by Helen Epstein
Photo: Ethiopian Muslims protesting in Addis Ababa, October, 2012 (Awolia School Support Page)