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Ethiopia’s crackdown brings accusations of ethnic cleansing

Clip: 04/07/2021 | 6m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Allegations of ethnic cleansing that began last fall amid a military crackdown in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region now threaten to engulf the surrounding areas and permanently tarnish the reputation of the country’s nobel prize-winning prime minister. Thousands are dead, tens of thousands have been displaced, and the Ethiopian government is on the defensive. Coletta Wanjohi reports.

Aired: 04/07/21

Rating: NR

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