Ethiopians Protest US Sanctions

Published May 31st, 2021 - 06:43 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to denounces the US administration's interference in its internal policies.

The United States had earlier announced imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance on Ethiopia over the conflict in the Tigray region.

Protesters have filled a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, denouncing the imposed sanctions by the US and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty.

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Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Protesters hold portraits of China's President Xi Jinping (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Protesters hold their messages during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

A protester holds his message during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Protesters hold their messages during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance

Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Protesters hold portraits of China's President Xi Jinping (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Protesters hold their messages during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
A protester holds his message during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Protesters hold their messages during a massive rally to rail against the United States imposing restrictions on economic and security assistance over the conflict in the Tigray region at Addis Ababa soccer stadium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 30, 2021. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP
Ethiopians Protests US Restrictions on Economic and Security Assistance
Demonstrators packed a stadium in the capital for the pro-government rally, chanting against the US sanctions and waving posters accusing foreign powers of interfering in Ethiopia's sovereignty. Amanuel SILESHI / AFP

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