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Ethiopia Government Releases 8,875 Prisoners to Celebrate The Arrival Of 2011

Today, the Ethiopian government released an unprecedented 8,875 prisoners as part of a goodwill New Year gesture. The Ethiopian New Year or Enkutatash in Amharic language falls on September 11 (or September 12 during a leap year), as the East African nation uses calendar that counts its year seven to eight years behind the Gregorian…

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