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Ethiopia #308685

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London, England: Bob Faw) Death toll from Ethiopian government's forced resettlement program explained, discussed; scenes shown. [Representative Toby ROTH - ests. number dying this year] [Doctors Without Borders spokesperson Dr. Rony BRAUMAN - notes resettlement is primary killer in Ethiopia rather than famine.] Details outlined on screen. [United States AID spokesperson M. Peter McPHERSON - blames Ethiopian government; explains.] [For. minister Goshu WOLDE - defs. humanity of government program.] Conditions in resettlement camps described; government interpreter's translation of resident's remarks compared with that of independent translator. [Doctors Without Borders spokesperson Dr. Claude MALHURET - accuses Ethiopian government of massive misuse of international assistance, primarily from West world.] Allegations that government is using donated food as bait described. [BRAUMAN - claims food is used to trap people.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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