Friday, February 10, 2023

Protest Over Language Use in Ethiopian Orthodox Church Shuts Down Social Media

 The Associated Press published on 10 February 2023 an article titled "Ethiopia's Social Media Blocked Amid Church Split Tensions."

A dispute within the Ethiopian Orthodox Church over the use of local languages resulted in calls on social media for protest rallies in Oromia Region.  The government then suspended access to social media platforms.