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Peter Takirambudde



    The Ethiopian government is violently suppressing any form of protest and punishing suspected opposition supporters. Donor governments should insist on an independent, credible investigation into abuses by federal police and local officials in rural as well as urban areas.

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    African leaders must put all possible pressure on the Sudanese government to stop impeding the effective operation of AMIS. The Sudanese government's continued attacks on civilians merit a tougher response from the African Union.

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    Rebel and government commanders alike must order their forces to protect all civilians, regardless of ethnicity. Attacking civilians and targeting ethnic groups are forbidden under the laws of war.

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    The government is deepening its crackdown in Ethiopia's rural areas, far from the eyes and ears of international observers.

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