Aug 10, 2015

In Ethiopia, Obama Hails Democracy Despite Recent Election Where Ruling Party Won 100% of Seats | Democracy Now!

On Monday, President Obama made history by becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia. But he is facing criticism after twice describing Ethiopia as having a democratically elected government despite the fact human rights groups have denounced Ethiopia’s democracy as a "sham." In a recent election, for example, Ethiopia’s ruling party won 100 percent of the country’s 547...

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