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Security forces kill one person, injure twenty in Nekemte, Western Ethiopia

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 27, 2018) One person was killed and 20 others wounded when snipers of the TPLF/Agazi forces indiscriminately shot at protesters in the city of Nekemte, Western Ethiopia. Abebe Mekonnen, was shot by sniper fire this morning at the central square of Nekemte, a city that has seen renewed protest demonstration against the TPLF regime ...

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Ethiopia: City of Nekemte erupts in protest following weekend ban on political leaders meeting supporters, shots fired

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 26, 2018) The city of Nekemte was covered with plumes of smokes today as protesters burnt tyres and blocked roads angered by the detention and ban on leaders of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), who planned to meet their supporters in the city last Saturday. Prominent Oromo political leaders including Dr. Merera Gudina and ...

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