Ethiopian Olympic Runner Protests for Oromo

Feyisa Lilesa
Ethiopia's silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa poses during the medal ceremony for the men's marathon during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Matt Dunham/AP
Feyisa Lilesa
Ethiopia's silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa poses during the medal ceremony for the men's marathon during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Matt Dunham/AP

Ethiopian Olympic Runner Protests for Oromo

As Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line to win the silver medal in Rio, he crossed his raised arms in an act of defiance against the Ethiopian government’s treatment of the Oromo people. We talk about Lilesa’s protest with Oromo activist, Seenaa Jimjimo.