On the closing day of the Rio Olympics, 26-year-old Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line of what may be the defining race of his life with his arms crossed over his head, as do the Oromo protesters defying the Ethiopian government for over a year now.
Olympic medallist Feyisa Lilesa’s gesture was a plea for justice for his people. (Reuters)
Ethiopia remains more secure than its neighbors in the Horn of Africa, but the country is starting to crumble. (Shutterstock)