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Ethiopian Embassy in Beijing Responds to Video of Addis Ababa Airport Officials Trying to Extort Money From a Chinese Tourist

It is quite likely that at least one, and possibly two, customs officials at the Bole International airport in Addis Ababa are unemployed today, after a Chinese traveler recorded them trying to extract a fictitious “camera tax.”

The Chinese traveler was resolute in refusing to pay what was clearly a forced bribe and then posted a video of the encounter on his Weibo account with the caption “We do not cause trouble, but we are not afraid of trouble.”

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