Tag Archives: demolition

Ethiopia: No solution in sight to the plight of displaced Amharas

ESAT News (May 25, 2018) Over 900 Amharas displaced from Buno Bedele in the Oromo region called for help to authorities to provided them with food and water. The displaced have been temporarily settled in an arid area called Haro, an area with no water source to survive. They said they had lived in Buno Bedele for 40 years after ...

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Ethiopia: Thousands uprooted as demolishing continues to pave way for investors in Addis Ababa

ESAT News (may 18, 2018) At least 3,000 residents of Addis Ababa have been left homeless as their houses were demolished to provide land for investors. Authorities say the houses were built illegally. But residents of a subdivision in the capital locally known as Hanna Mariam have protested the move by authorities saying they had legally built their houses and ...

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Security forces detain hundreds protesting home demolition

ESAT News (July 5, 2016) Security forces have detained over 200 people in the capital Addis Ababa after thousands of homes, deemed illegal by the government, were demolished. Six people, including two police officers, were killed in the confrontation last week and authorities are carrying out mass arrests in connection with the killings of the officers. The residents said the ...

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