Stories about Ethiopia from October, 2015
"To our incarcerators who gave us those ordeals, even if you are not asking us for forgiveness, here we are."
"Difret" means "courage" in the Amharic language. A new film by that name tells the story of an Ethiopian girl who was kidnapped by men to enforce a "traditional" marriage.
Many supporters on Twitter put words like "acquittal", "court" and "judiciary" in quotation marks to emphasize the degree to which the case exposed Ethiopia's failed judicial system.