Former Ethiopia PM: Labeling me ‘dictator’ is wrong

Having resigned after several years of unrest in Ethiopia in which hundreds of protesters were killed, Hailemariam Desalegn left behind a questionable human rights record.

He tells Conflict Zone’s Tim Sebastian that he began reforms now being taken up by his successor and wasn’t aware of alleged abuse in secret prisons.

“If I knew those things I would have corrected them,” said Hailemariam.

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