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Vol 51 No 16

Published 6th August 2010


Ethiopia

Opposition nuptials

Activists in the opposition coalition Medrek met on 31 July to form a single party after their disastrous performance in the May elections (AC Vol 51 No 11). Although the opposition claimed the government's landslide victory was due to foul play, claims partly backed up by criticism of the polls by European and United States diplomats, the opposition parties' lack of organisation and coordination made their position even weaker.

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