Ethiopia says Feyisa Lilesa is safe to return home

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Feyisa Lilesa won a silver medal for Ethiopia at Rio 2016 and now he fears his life may be in danger with unrest at home , Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon, an official says.
Lilesa held his arms over his head, wrists crossed, as he strode across the finish line to claim the silver medal in Rio de Janeiro , mimicking a sign taken up by protesters in the Horn of Africa country’s Oromiya region.

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