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Oromo community in Malta protests
June 16, 2014 (Reuters) — An Oromian child of migrant Oromo community living in Malta takes part in a protest against the Ethiopian regime outside the office of Malta’s Prime Minister in Valletta June 16, 2014.
According to Reuters news service, the protesters called on Malta and the European Union to stop support for the Ethiopian regime and its plan to displace Oromo farmers.
Late last year, the Ethiopian army evicted Oromo farmers from their ancestral land on the pretext of needing the land for an industrial zone, according to the protesters.
REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi