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Ethiopia declares six-month state of emergency in Amhara after clashes

A partial view of the Lalibela town in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia, on 25th January, 2022.

Addis Ababa, EthiopiaReuters Ethiopia’s government declared a six-month state of emergency on Friday in the country’s second-largest region, Amhara, following days of clashes between the military and local Fano militiamen, giving it powers to impose curfews, restrict movement and ban gatherings.  The fighting that broke out earlier this week has quickly become Ethiopia’s most serious […]