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Ethiopian authorities detain over 70 drivers working with UN
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The US News reported according to Reuters, an internal U.N. email seen by Reuters on Wednesday said that Ethiopian authorities have detained more than 70 drivers working with the United Nations.

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The ethnicity of the drivers was not clear. The state-appointed Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Sunday it had received many reports of arrests of Tigrayans in the capital.

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Ethiopian government spokesperson Legesse Tulu and foreign affairs ministry spokesperson Dina Mufti did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Source: usnews