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Image caption Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. Ethiopian security forces used extrajudicial killings, mass arrests and torture in efforts to suppress an armed group, the Oromo Liberation Army, in 2019, Amnesty International says. This was the year that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize. He has been praised for his reforms, but they may have lifted a lid on ethnic tensions. The BBC has tried to contact the authorities to respond to the report but they have not reacted. Among the allegations made by Amnesty International are the illegal killings of 39 people in Oromia regional state. Through witness testimony, it details how three victims were taken out of police cells and shot dead. Full story

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