What is behind wave of protests? FBC reports that a total of 1,683 people have been arrested in at least five places, including in Shashamene, 250km (155 miles) south of the capital, Addis Ababa, where 450 people have been detained. It describes most of those arrested as "suspects in the recent violence" and adds that a large number of looted weapons had also been handed over. Some business people have been detained for closing their shops, as have three teachers for "abandoning school". There is no mention where the people are being held. Image copyright Reuters Image caption The current

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