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In the final moments of the men’s marathon at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa raised his arms in protest of the Ethiopian government’s treatment of the country’s largest ethnic group, the Oromos. With Washington’s vibrant Ethiopian diaspora community in mind, Kojo chats with Lilesa about the political unrest in Ethiopia and how he’s engaging in the protest movement from outside his home country.
- Feyisa Lilesa Silver Medalist, Men's Marathon, 2016 Summer Olympic Games
- Mohammed Ademo Journalist; editor, OPride
Full Interview (In Oromiffa)
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