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BREAKING: Warmonger minority despots in Ethiopia amass army, heavy artillery near the border with Eritrea

ESAT News (February 26, 2016) The Ethiopian government has been building up its army and weaponry near the country’s border with Eritrea in the last two days, according to information ESAT received from reliable sources. The fortification of the border with troops and armaments has been mainly on the Humera and Badme frontlines, close to the border with Eritrea. Political ...

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    Civil society organizations call on the UN Human Rights Council to act on Ethiopian government to stop arbitrary killings and human rights violations

    ESAT News (February 26, 2016) Nine international and regional civil society organizations, CSOs, called on the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva to press Ethiopia to “immediately cease the use of excessive and unnecessary lethal force by security forces against protesters in Oromia Region of Ethiopia and elsewhere in Ethiopia.” The CSOs in a letter to the UNHRC, also called ...

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      Abba Gada, Oromo traditional leaders, warn of the consequences of killings in the Oromia region of Ethiopia

      ESAT News (February 25, 2016)   The council of Abba Gada, an assembly of revered Oromo traditional leaders has passed an extraordinary resolution denouncing the arbitrary killings of the Oromo youth and warned the minority government against such senseless and brutal acts, according to a report by the Oromia Media Network (OMN). The Abba Gadas, who represent all the localities ...

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        Death toll rising in West Arsi, regime using American Humvees to crackdown on protesters, Zenawi’s portrait set ablaze

        News (February 18, 2016) The protest in West Arsi, Oromia region of Ethiopia, continued today despite brutal crackdown by the regime that’s now rolling its American donated Humvees in the streets to boost up its operation against protesters who demanded political and economic rights. ESAT’s sources in the region say at least 17 people were killed by the Agazi forces, ...

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          Local militia in Oromia region kill members of Agazi forces in retaliation for the killing of peaceful protesters

          ESAT News (February 15, 2016) The protest in the Oromia region of Ethiopia that is well into its third month has gotten even bloodier today as local militia in West Arsi killed 11 members of the Agazi forces (special kill squads of the regime) in retaliation for the killing of two protesters, according to the Oromo Media Network. OMN’s report ...

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            Protest at the Grand Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa following Friday prayers

            ESAT News (February 13, 2016) Ethiopian Muslims staged a protest rally at the Grand Anwar Mosque in the capital Addis Ababa against the tyrannical government in their country demanding religious freedom and the release of their representatives incarcerated by the regime on trumped up terrorism charges. The spontaneous protest today was staged after a lull in a weekly protest held ...

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              Tension remains high in Gambella, Five killed in the last two days of ethnic violence

              ESAT News (February 12, 2016) Reliable sources in Gambella say tensions remain high in Gambella despite attempt by high ranking officials of the federal government to mediate reconciliation between the Anyuaks and the Nuers, the two ethnic groups tangled in a bloody violence over the last couple of months. The sources said five Nuers were killed in the last two ...

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                Ethiopian regime forces arrest dozens in Guji, South Ethiopia, as protest continues unabated

                ESAT News (February 12, 2016) Security forces arrested at least thirty seven people in Guji, south Ethiopia in a bid to crackdown on protesters who demanded political and economic justice in the region where poverty runs deep despite the prevalence gold mines and other gems, which are siphoned by the corrupt regime and its close allies. The regime sent its ...

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                  European Union Parliament condemns the wide range of human rights violations by the TPLF regime in Ethiopia

                  ESAT News (January 21, 2016) In what is being described as the strongest resolution on Ethiopia thus far, t s far and described as the strongest resolution ption of objections by the right wing members of the parliamenthe European Union Parliament passed a resolution that condemned the ever increasing human rights violations in Ethiopia by the minority TPLF regime. The ...

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                    Dozens killed in ethnically motivated violence in Gambella, residents say TPLF forces and Riek Machar’s army fuel the violence

                    ESAT News (January 30, 2016) Dozens of people were killed in the Gambella region of Ethiopia in what appeared to be killings motivated by ethnic animosity. A group from the Nuer clan broke into the regional prison yesterday and killed 9 inmates from the Anuak tribe; 7 others were seriously injured. Four people were shot and killed by the regional ...

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