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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have a heroic welcome, a government spokesman said Monday. Graham Gano Jersey . But it was not clear whether the runner would go back.Feyisa Lilesa told reporters on Sunday that he may be killed or imprisoned if he ever returns to the East African country. He called protesting inside Ethiopia very dangerous.The silver medalist crossed his wrists in an attempt to draw global attention to recent deadly protests in his home region, Oromia. He told reporters that Ethiopias government is killing his people.Oromo is my tribe, he said. My relatives are in prison, and if they talk about democratic rights they are killed.The crossed-wrists gesture has been widely used by anti-government protesters in recent nationwide demonstrations as a sign of peaceful resistance, and before that by the Muslim community when it revolted against the government. It is meant to symbolize being handcuffed by security forces.Lilesa will not face any problems for his political stance, the government spokesman, Getachew Reda, told the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate. After all, this is an athlete who secured a silver medal for his country.Lilesa told reporters that he would discuss what to do next with family and friends.Ethiopias state broadcaster, EBC, did not re-broadcast images of Lilesas gesture. Some people who were watching live and cheering for Lilesa quickly hushed when they saw his gesture.The Oromo are Ethiopias largest ethnic group with about 40 million people. Their region has seen massive anti-government protests since November 2015 that activists say have left more than 400 dead.The protests were ignited by the governments decision to annex some Oromia land into the capital, Addis Ababa. The plan has been abandoned, but demonstrations calling for wider freedoms have continued.Ethiopias government, a close security ally of the West, is often accused of silencing dissent, even blocking internet access at times. Earlier this month, video obtained by The Associated Press showed Ethiopian security forces beating, kicking and dragging several protesters during a rare demonstration in the capital. Cam Newton Jersey . Team physician Dr. Steve Traina performed the surgery Friday. Robinson was injured in a spill underneath the Nuggets basket during the first quarter of Wednesday nights loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. Fozzy Whittaker Jersey . 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He followed the impressive start with a strong second half, adding 12 more points and grabbing four additional rebounds to finish with a total of eight for the game.Senior forward Russell Woods (Chicago, Ill.) recorded his first career double-double, scoring a career-high 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Woods scored all 15 of his points in the second half, connecting on 7-of-8 shots from the free throw line. It was his third career game scoring in double digits, while he matched his career high in rebounds.Points in the paint were aa major key to victory for the Tigers, with Mizzou outscoring the RedHawks 32-20. Matt Kalil Jersey. Puryear led the team with eight of his 19 points coming inside.The Tigers started the first half strong. After giving up the first bucket of the game, they went on a 16-0 run to get an early double-digit lead. The RedHawks clawed back into it, chipping away and eventually taking the lead with 1:58 remaining in the first period. Sophomore guard Terrence Phillips (Orange County, Calif.) swung the game back in the Tigers favor, hitting a three-pointer with 13 seconds remaining in the half to give the Tigers a 26-25 lead heading into the break.Freshman guard Frankie Hughes (Cleveland, Ohio) started the second half with a four-point play, as the Tiger freshman drained a three-pointer from the left corner through a foul, then converted the free throw attempt. The four-point play ignited an 18-2 run for the Tigers that put the game out of reach, leading Mizzou to its fifth win of the season. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '