Feyisa Lelisa Support Fund: We are calling on all Ethiopians and human rights advocates to make contributions to funds needed to support Marathon athlete Feyisa Lelisa who exhibited extra-ordinary heroism by becoming an international symbol for OromProtests and Ethiopian Freedom Movement after winning a medal at the Rio de Janeiro and showing the gesture of Oromo Resistance by crossing his hands.
Feyisa Lelisa faces persecution if he goes back to Ethiopia and he has decided to to seek assylum. Funds are needed to support him and his family in the meantime, Please donate whatever amount you can. We assure you all the money collected will go to support this Oromo/Ethiopian hero.
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