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Koree Nageenyaa: Ethiopia’s Crisis: Abiy Ahmed’s Deadly Tactics “Extrajudicial killing”

Koree Nageenyaa: Ethiopia’s Crisis: Abiy Ahmed’s Deadly Tactics “Extrajudicial killing”

(Reuters) – A secretive committee of senior officials in Ethiopia’s largest and most populous region, Oromiya, has ordered extra-judicial killings and illegal detentions to crush an insurgency there, a Reuters investigation has found. Reuters interviewed more than 30 federal and local officials, judges, lawyers and victims of abuses by authorities. The agency also reviewed documents […]

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Abiy Ahmed’s Airstrike Kills 15 Civilians in Amhara, Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed’s Airstrike Kills 15 Civilians in Amhara, Ethiopia

Feb 23 (Reuters) – An airstrike in Ethiopia’s Amhara region killed at least 15 civilians, including children and elderly people, when it hit a truck carrying them to a village this week, three residents said. The strike took place on Monday around 24 km (15 miles) from where Ethiopian troops were fighting militiamen, according to

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Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Marta Hurtado

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Marta Hurtado

Geneva We are very concerned by the deteriorating human rights situation in some regions of Ethiopia. In Amhara region, following a flare-up in clashes between the Ethiopian military and the regional Fano militia, and the declaration of a state of emergency on 4 August, the situation worsened considerably. At least 183 people have been killed

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Upholding Human Rights in Ethiopia: A Call to Action

Upholding Human Rights in Ethiopia: A Call to Action

Amnesty International reported today that Ethiopian authorities have utilized the state of emergency to suppress peaceful dissent by detaining government critics and journalists without due process. The House of People’s Representatives in Ethiopia recently approved an extension of the state of emergency, initially implemented in August 2023 due to heightened violence in the Amhara region

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California Passes Urgent Resolution Condemning Amhara Genocide and Calling for Immediate Action from Biden Administration in Ethiopia

California Passes Urgent Resolution Condemning Amhara Genocide and Calling for Immediate Action from Biden Administration in Ethiopia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE West Hollywood, CA – February 17, 2024: In a unanimous decision, the City Council of West Hollywood has passed Ethiopia Resolution No. 24-006, condemning the targeted killings of Amhara civilians, state-sponsored violence, and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia. Titled “A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE CONFLICT IN ETHIOPIA AND STANDING IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE

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Hunger Crisis in Ethiopia: Desperation at the Door of Death

Hunger Crisis in Ethiopia: Desperation at the Door of Death

Agencies warn ‘starvation and death are inevitable’ as war, drought and a halt to aid leave Tigray warning of famine The Guardian reporter The grain stores are empty in the village of Tseykeme, where eight-year-old Gebremichael and his little brother, Gebreyohannes, spend their afternoons collecting small orange berries from the trees behind their home. The

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Targeted Civilian Door to Door  Killings in Merwi Demand Immediate Action and Human Rights Monitoring: US Expresses Deep Concern

Targeted Civilian Door to Door Killings in Merwi Demand Immediate Action and Human Rights Monitoring: US Expresses Deep Concern

United States expressing deep concern about targeted civilian killings in the town of Merawi in the Amhara region of Ethiopia. The U.S. embassy in Addis Ababa called for unfettered access by independent human rights monitors and an impartial investigation into the reported killings to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice. The statement also

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Amhara Town Massacre: The Horrifying Truth behind Abiy Ahmed’s Ethno-Fascist

Amhara Town Massacre: The Horrifying Truth behind Abiy Ahmed’s Ethno-Fascist

The Amhara conflict broke out less than a year after the government reached a peace deal in November 2022 to end a two-year civil war in the neighboring Tigray region that killed “hundreds of thousands”.     Ethiopian soldiers killed more than 50 civilians this week in a town in the Amhara region during house-to-house searches that

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Critical Update: KillerAbiy Ahmed Extends State of Emergency in Amhara

Critical Update: KillerAbiy Ahmed Extends State of Emergency in Amhara

Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday extended by four months a state of emergency declared in August to respond to an insurgency in the northern region of Amhara that has resulted in hundreds of deaths and drawn accusations of widespread human rights abuses. Fighting erupted in Amhara last July between federal forces and a local militia called

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The False Promise of “Afro Democracy” – Ethiopia in Troubled Waters

The False Promise of “Afro Democracy” – Ethiopia in Troubled Waters

by Michelle Gavin Council on Foreign Relations Ethiopia has struggled to recover from the fallout of the Tigray conflict, with few signs of improvement for 2024. The False Promise of “Afro Democracy” A year ago, the world was celebrating the signing of agreements to end the brutal war waged in Ethiopia’s Tigray region from late

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