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Somali regional govt lifts curfew in Jigjiga

ESAT News (February 4, 2019) A four day curfew has been lifted in Jigjiga, the capital of the Somali regional state in eastern Ethiopia. The curfew was imposed last Thursday banning public gatherings in the regional capital. The curfew also came on the day a high court in Addis Ababa brought formal charges against the former president of the Somali ...

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    Ethiopia: Curfew imposed in Jigjiga as high court charges Abdi Illey et al.

    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 31, 2019) The Federal high court in Addis Ababa brought formal charges against the former president of the Somali regional state and 46 other regional officials accusing them of planning and financing deadly violence in the region. The charge brought against the former president, Abdi Mohamoud Omar, a.k.a. Abdi Alley and the 46 former ...

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      Scores killed in Jijiga, Dire Dawa in an attack by Liyou Police and armed youth

      by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 6, 2018) [UPDATE: As we compile this report, the national defense forces and federal police have been given orders to restore calm and protect the public in the Somali region of Ethiopia, as per a statement by the Office of Government Communication Affairs. The Office said the order has been give based on the ...

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