Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa Talking to the BBC : ‘No regrets’ over Rio protest

BBC Africa
January 4,2017

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Ethiopian athlete Feyisa Lilesa caught the world’s attention when he raised his arms in solidarity with the Oromo people as he crossed the finishing line at the Rio Olympic games.

Five months later, now living in exile in the US, he’s been telling the BBC’s Julian Keane about the price he has had to pay for speaking out.

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