Ethiopia Says Olympic Runner Feyisa Lilesa Will Get Hero’s Welcome Despite Defiance — TIME

The Olympic runner from Ethiopia who defiantly made an anti-government gesture at the finish line of the men’s marathon Sunday will receive a “heroic welcome” and not face prosecution, a government spokesman said Monday. Feyisa Lilesa crossed his arms above his head to draw attention to deadly protests in Oromia, his home region in Ethiopia,…

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