Tag Archives: ethnic attack

Six killed in violence in western Ethiopia

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 12, 2018) Six people have been killed as violence continues in Ethiopia’s western region of Benishangul- Gumuz. According to ESAT sources, the attack has also left 50 households displaced. The new wave of attack in Tepi district of Sheka zone brings the death toll to 48 since the ethnic motivated violence began two weeks ...

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Ethiopia: Suspects in Burayu ethnic attack arraigned before court

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (September 21, 2018) Over 200 suspects of ethnic attack perpetrated last weekend outside Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa have been arraigned today before the 19th bench of the federal high court. The defendants were accused of planning and coordinating the attacks in Burayu and other districts in the outskirts of the capital where at least 58 ...

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Ethiopia: Group raises funds to help victims of ethnic attack

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (September 20, 2018) Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians has so far raised close to 250,000 U.S. dollars in two days to help compatriots displaced due to recent ethnic attack in the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. The gofundme fundraising launched yesterday has gotten quick response from Ethiopians and friends of Ethiopia in ...

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