The state of emergency in Ethiopia is the last attempt by the Tigrayan-led regime to stop the Oromo and Amhara protests and maintain political power.
The two countries fought a bloody conflict from 1998-2000, but tensions are never far from the surface
Protesters allege "security forces have shot randomly into crowds, summarily killed people... carried out mass roundups, and tortured detainees"
The number reported by HRW is almost double the previous toll of 75 the group gave last month
UPDATED: Ethiopia mosque grenade attack leaves at least 17 injured; deadly protests over Addis Ababa's expansion
Opposition claim 10 students killed. Social media and the limited local reports show images of bloodied protesters in towns.
It is at least the sixth time Ethiopia has crossed into Kenyan territory, and could strain erstwhile strong bilateral ties
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