Voice of America quotes Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton on why President Obama’s trip to Ethiopia is a mistake:

Bronwyn Bruton, an Africa Analyst with the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank, called Obama’s trip to Ethiopia a mistake.

“The fact that Ethiopia is getting a visit from President Obama in the wake of that guilty verdict and in the wake of sweeping the election, taking 100 percent of the seats, sends a disastrous message to the Ethiopian government,” said Bruton, who has met with Muslim democratic activists in Ethiopia, some who were recently found guilty of terrorism.

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