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Ethiopia: Over 100 Protesters Killed in Oromia and Amhara

oromo and amhara Protesters
Nearly 100 peaceful protesters were shot dead by the Ethiopian security forces in the weekend’s protests as demonstrators demand political reform, justice, rule of law as well as end to political and economic marginalization.

By TesfaNews,

At least 100 people were shot dead and hundreds more injured when security forces in Ethiopia fired live bullets at peaceful protesters across the Oromia and Amhara regions over the weekend, Amnesty International reported today.

Thousands of protesters turned out in Oromia and Amhara – Ethiopia’s two largest ethnic communities – to demand political reform, justice, the rule of law, political and economic marginalization, Amnesty said. Continue reading Ethiopia: Over 100 Protesters Killed in Oromia and Amhara

Ethiopian Regime Gunned Down 25 Muslim Protesters

A quiet government takeover of Ethiopia’s Islamic Affairs Supreme Council will bring more death and destruction in the country

By TesfaNews,

More than 25 peaceful Muslim protesters, including one child, have been killed and scores wounded on Friday by government forces marking the beginning of more religious violence and bloodshed in the country.

Muslims in the country have been holding peaceful protests and mosque sit-ins for close to two years over the regime’s continued intereference in the Ethiopia Islamic Affairs Supreme Council including handpicking political operatives as leaders of the country’s highest Muslim Affairs body.

However, the government announced last week through its media that any ongoing peaceful protests including sit-ins by Muslims in the country are no longer tolerated.  Continue reading Ethiopian Regime Gunned Down 25 Muslim Protesters