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Ethiopia: Third Day Of General Strike In Gonder, Thousands In BirSheleko Detention Camp

16-8-2016

by Debirhan

(Gonder) Amid increasing protests and defiance against the government in Ethiopia’s biggest regions of Oromia and Amhara, the residents of Gonder city, Northern Ethiopia, Amhara region, population of around 300,000, is staging a general strike of stay away for a third consecutive day today. Last night the Voice of America had reported that other towns in the Amhara region such as Debre Markos, Dessie and Woldiya have also staged a stay away strike.
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The cities have been totally quiet with no businesses or services open despite officials calling the people to come out and start work. Government workers also have joined the protest. Street dwellers and beggars are being helped by volunteer youth.

In a related report, sources are reporting that thousands of young Oromo and Amhara protestors detained during recent protests in the regions are being held in the BirSheleko Military Camp, 389 kilometers northwest of Addis Ababa.

Source: debirhan.com

2 Comments

  1. Well z-HABESHA how money dollar you have been paid from Arabs and Egyptians .your grand father have sold Eritrea to the Italians and Dijubuti to the French . Are you going to sale Tigray to whom.
    Poor Amara you are not z-HABESHA you are the slave of Egyptians and Europeans . If you want sale yourself to Arabs and Others but the dam of blue Nile we shall build it. When it is finished even the Egyptians will be our friends not yours because the know you are hopeless and helpless people.
    We are contracted and constructed .in 25 years we have changed Ethiopia and we shall continue to change it. Due to your cop!ex of inferiority you will never enjoy the ethiopian happiness

  2. A fear of God is good for all us. Insulting and calling names to each other in 21 centuries only shows our backwardness and ignorance. Please and please, people can we once listen to our souls which was created in the images of God.Thank you!

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