Protests in Ethiopia kill eight, injure 80. By Agency Report. June 30, 2020. 1 min read ADVERTISEMENT. At least eight people have been killed and 80 injured in protests in the Ethiopian town of Ethiopia is facing ethnic challenges for a multitude of fronts, but the Oromo issue has erupted in violence... This has led to the killing of local administrative officials, Armed assailants have killed at least 15 people in western Ethiopia, according to the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC).Four of the victims of Friday’s pre-dawn assault in the Metekel area of the Benishangul-Gumuz region were women, the EHRC said in a statement, expressing “deep concern” at a “wave of attacks on civilians ”in the region. The killing on Sunday of hundreds of people in western Ethiopia at the same site allegedly by an armed ethnic Oromo group sent shockwaves across the East African country. The Oromia Regional State Ethiopia (MNN) — 500 Christians have been killed in Ethiopia since June, according to reports from the Barnabas Fund. Islamic extremists have been moving from door to door, seeking out Christian families to kill. Christian homes and businesses have also been vandalized or destroyed. Ethiopia is a complicated multi-ethnic federation with more than 80 ethno-linguistic groups. In many parts of the country, the new political atmosphere has allowed long-running tensions between Clock Ticks on Push to Resolve Egypt-Ethiopia Row Over Giant Nile Dam Protesters Across Israel Seek Justice a Year After Police Killing of Black Teen The military, called in to quell the protests Wednesday, were out in the streets of Oromia towns, two residents from the town of Adama and another from the town of Shashemene told Reuters. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN)At least 81 people are dead in Ethiopia in massive protests that erupted after the killing of singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa, local police commissioner told state The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) office in Ethiopia was established in 2001 and works closely with the Ministry of Health and other partners to maintain strong programs in training, treatment, counseling and testing, and laboratory capacity building. The chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has condemned recent killings in Ethiopia following inter-communal violence. Ethnic violence has been on the rise in the country, with an attack on Sunday in Oromia state resulting in the death of 32 people. The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said members of the Amhara […] With the help of modern Portuguese weapons, the Amhara finally conquered the Jews in 1616, enslaving, converting, and killing them. Known as "Falashas" - a derogatory name meaning "stranger" or "exile" - Ethiopian Jews could no longer own land or be educated. Today Jews number only 25,000, less than 1 % of the population. The Ethiopian authorities must conduct prompt, thorough, impartial, independent and effective investigations into the killing of popular Oromo singer Hachalu Hundesa on 29 June, and bring to justice anyone suspected to be responsible, Amnesty International said today as protests broke out over his killing in several parts of the country. At least 54 killed in school field massacre in Ethiopia, says Amnesty International. Ethnic Amharas were dragged from their homes, forcibly taken to a school and killed, according to a human Rights groups said at least 54 people were killed in Sunday’s attack, which underscored how relations between Ethiopia’s ethnic groups are fraying. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, second from right
Ethiopia: Killing of Civilians in West Wollega, Guliso Wereda & Govt Reactions OLA/Addis Standard A group of armed fighters from the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA). Ethiopia alone sees some $1.5 billion come in each year from citizens working abroad, even though oversees employment agencies have been banned from recruiting since 2013, pending a government Reports in Ethiopian media confirm what Barnabus is reporting about a spate of killings earlier this summer. The violence involves religious as well as ethnic cleansing, but the situation is
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has condemned the attacks, saying the nation's enemies would control it or destroy it. Credit: UNTV Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed denounced the killing Addis Abeba, June 30/2020 – At least seven people were killed by bullet in Adama city, some 100 km east of Addis Abeba, and one of Oromia region’s largest city, Chiro town, in eastern Ethiopia in Oromia after protests have erupted in several parts of the region following last night’s killing of prominent Oromo singer and songwriter ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. A widespread condemnation is pouring in against the killing of 54 people in an alleged rebel attack in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region at the weekend.
The Oromo, Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, have long complained of being sidelined. Demonstrations erupted in 2016 and pressure built on the government. Image copyright Reuters
The Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church has called on the government of Ethiopia to act decisively to stop the ongoing slaughter of Christians and the destruction of churches, the September 9 report states.. Since late June, the attacks by Oromo Islamist radicals have entailed the murder of upwards of 500 Christians, including pregnant women, children, and entire families in the Oromia regional Gunmen have executed 32 people and torched more than 20 houses in a raid on an area of western Ethiopia, a regional administrator said on Monday. The killings were carried out on Sunday by an Ethiopia on Friday filed terrorism charges against four suspects over the killing of a popular political singer whose death ignited protests in which more than 178 people were killed, a spokesman Gunmen have killed at least 32 people and set fire to homes in a "horrendous" attack in western Ethiopia, officials say. Local authorities said the rebel Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) was to blame for the attack in Oromia state. Residents said dozens were rounded up and killed and livestock was stolen.
#DayNewsFeed #AfricaNews #Africa Addis Abeba — In the early hours of November 02, news began to emerge that dozens of peaceful civilians were killed in West Wollega zone, Guliso Werda, Gawwa Qanqa … ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa strongly condemns the killing of protesters by security forces and the ongoing disruption to Internet services in Ethiopia. According to reports, at least 156 people have killed, a further 167 have been injured and more than 1,000 people have been arrested.*The government’s response to the protests is preventing people from exercising numerous rights, including 09/08/2020 Ethiopia (International Christian Concern) – Ethiopia is home to one of the oldest churches in the world. It is believed that the first people to convert to Christianity lived were brought to the faith by Matthew and Bartholomew, as well as the Ethiopian Eunuch who spoke with Phillip. Death toll in Ethiopia violence over singer’s killing hits 239. At least 239 killed in protests since last week over murder of popular ethnic Oromo singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa.
The killing of Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, a popular singer and activist, Monday has unleashed violent protests in Ethiopia. It has also brought a simmering political crisis to a boil. His killing this week sparked riots in and around Addis Ababa, leaving at least 80 dead. Murithi Mutiga is the Horn of Africa project director at the International Crisis Group. He says the anger witnessed in the streets of Ethiopia was not only about the killing of the musician but also the country’s underlying historical grievances by
Ethiopia: Account for all people arrested after Hachalu Hundesa’s killing. 18 July 2020 — The authorities in Ethiopia must immediately reveal the whereabouts of dozens of politicians and journalists who were arrested alongside other people following widespread protests and violence on 29 June, Amnesty International said todayThe killing of Hachalu Hundesa, a popular outspoken Oromo singer Ethiopia braced for more violence over musician's killing Ethiopia protests: more than 80 killed as singer's murder lays bare grievances Troops on Addis Ababa streets as political tensions erupt Ethiopia: Military deployed after more than 80 killed in protests... Popular musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa was shot dead on Monday in what police said was a targeted killing.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia... Jawar Mohammed, is the founder of an independent media network, and claimed that there was a plan to arrest or possibly kill him at his house in the capital, Addis Ababa. More than 9,000 arrests in Ethiopia since June killing of singer Rights panel says arrests raise fears that Abiy Ahmed’s government is returning to iron-fisted tactics of past regimes. Aselefech Mulatu, wife of Dejene Tafa, a politician who is in custody, and their children during a Reuters interview [Dawit Endeshaw/Reuters Deadly protests erupt in Ethiopia over killing of popular Oromo singer. At least 50 killed during protests as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister calls Hachalu Hundessa’s murder ‘evil act’ How a musician’s killing exposed the media in Ethiopia. By Getachew Tamiru. The amplification of false and dangerous narratives contributed to July’s deadly violence against civilians in Oromia. The senseless attack targeting ethnic minorities in Ethiopia continues with more than 50 Amharas killed in West Wellega Zone of Oromia... This senseless attack is the latest in a series of killings in the country in which members of ethnic minorities have been deliberately targeted. ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia on Friday filed terrorism charges against four suspects over the killing of a popular political singer whose death ignited protests in which more than 178 people