What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this email manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will email them to you.
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Items from Jan. 5
Ethiopia: Ethiopia frequently appeared on our Watch Lists in the middle of 2016 because of unrest aimed at the government, but the country has turned conspicuously quiet. Let’s do an update on Ethiopia.
Finding: Though Ethiopia will be in a state of emergency until April, the situation has quieted down. Late last year, the Ethiopian government took several steps to appease protesters, includin